Doctors under the aegis of Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, MDCAN, Ekiti State Chapter, have been directed to withdraw their services at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, EKSUTH.
The order follows the abduction of one of its members by some unknown gunmen on Thursday evening in Ado Ekiti.
A former Chief Medical Director of EKSUTH, Dr Patrick Adegun and his wife were kidnapped by some hoodlums.
The unfortunate incident also came barely a week after a nurse, Mrs Margaret Aladenika, working with the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti was abducted.
Chairman of MDCAN, Dr Olusola Aduloju, said his members will return to work when Adegun and his wife are found.
He explained that government must show seriousness to the security of medical personnel in the state.
“We are taking this step so that the government can provide security for us. We are tired of this situation and we have ordered our men in EKSUTH to withdraw their services until our member and his wife are found,” Aduloju declared.