Doctor declared missing in Kwara

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kwara State chapter, has declared one of its members, Dr AbdulKareem Tunde-AbdulRahman, missing.

Speaking with journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Saturday, the chairman of NMA in the state, Dr Kunle Olawepo, said the missing member is a medical officer with the General Hospital, Omu-Aran in lrepodun Local Government Area.

Olawepo, who said the medical doctor was last seen last Sunday at 6:00 a.m. when he drove out of his residence in llorin, added that all efforts to find him had not yielded positive outcome.

In another statement, Dr Victor Iroha, the Secretary of NMA in the state, announced to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ilorin on Saturday, that AbdulRahman, a medical officer with Hospital Management Bureau, was posted to the General Hospital in Omu-Aran, Kwara State.

“AbdulRahman drove out of his residence opposite Federal Road Safety Commission Office, GRA, in his navy blue Toyota Corolla car with registration number BWR 532 RP and has not been seen since then. His phone has also been unreachable and there has been no trace of either him or his car,” he added in the statement.

He said the matter had been reported to the police and allied security agencies.

The NMA appealed to people with useful information to contact the nearest police station or his brother Ridwan on 08110709470 or NMA Kwara PRO on 08034086152.

However, the Public Relations Officer of the Kwara State Police command, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi, said he was yet to receive report on the missing medical practitioner.