IGP Mohammed Abubakar
Unknown assailants late on Saturday killed three Korean Doctors attached to the Potiskum general hospital in Yobe State.
The Commissioner of Police Yobe Command Alhaji Sanusi Rufai, who confirmed the attack, told AFP that the Korean doctors, who were attached to the Potiskum General Hospital, were killed in their rented quarters in Potiskum.
He said though no arrest has so far been made but investigation has commenced to fish out the perpetrators.
However, unconfirmed reports have it that one of the doctors was beheaded by the assailants, suspected to be the memebers of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
Meanwhile the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Yobe State chapter has condemned the killings of the Korean Doctors describing it as gruesome.
A statement by its chairman Dr Adamu Alhassan Umar expressed sadness with the killings of the health workers as well as a similar case recently in Kano state.
“NMA Yobe is saddened by the news if the gruesome murder of three Korean health workers in Potiskum last night” Umar said.
Several Korean experts are currently offering technical expertise in various fields in Yobe State sequel to Signing of MoU between the state and the Korean government.