Bulama Geidam, who is the only serving medical doctor in Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, has been kidnapped by Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists.
Naija News 247 learned that the dedicated medical doctor in Gubio, was abducted by the terrorists at his private residence.
As of Wednesday, March 16, the ISWAP insurgents had attacked Gubio and carted away food items, fuel, and medical supplies from a humanitarian truck, and abducted Geidam.
Juliana Bitruce, Borno State Commissioner for Health, who confirmed the abduction to the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri, described it as “unfortunate and disturbing”.
She pointed out that the abducted health worker assigned to General Hospital Gubio, was one of the few who remained at their duty posts despite the palpable insecurity within the area.
“The ministry will write to officially inform all the concerned security agencies, including the Theater Command, Operation Hadin Kai,”Juliana Bitruce
Juliana prayed for the safe release of the worker.