By Emmanuel Adeleke
Two medical doctors, Joshua Omini and Etim Ekpo Egong, abducted by gunmen on Calabar-Ikom highway in Cross River State, have been released.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) chairperson, Cross River State chapter, Dr Felix Archibong, disclosed this in a statement, on Tuesday.
Archibong appreciated the state governor, Prof Ben Ayade, and security agencies for facilitating the release of the medical doctors.
He said the doctors were released alongside two others in the early hours of Tuesday without payment of ransom, adding that the they were released unhurt.
“I can confirm to you that my two members have been released, they were released with the two other persons abducted with them.
“I want to commend the state government and security agencies for their efforts. They have given us hope that Nigeria will get better,” he said.