Robbers Kill Medical Doctor In Edo
Gunmen, suspected to be highway robbers, have killed a medical doctor with the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
The deceased, identified as Dr Ehidiamen Oaikhena, was said to have been shot by the gunmen in the Okada area, while returning to Benin on January 16.
It was also gathered that amidst the pandemonium, the deceased, a senior registrar in the Anaesthesiology Department of UBTH, reversed his vehicle in a bid to avoid the gunmen.
A source said Ehidiamen later died at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.
The source said, “As he (Oaikhena) saw the gunmen, he reversed with speed. But they thought he was a security official. So, they fired shots at