Six NMA Members Confirmed Dead in Auto Crash

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Paul Obi in Abuja
Six members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) from Ekiti State and a driver are feared dead in a ghastly motor accident while heading to Sokoto State for the annual general conference.

NMA President, Dr Lawrence Obembe, confirmed the incident, stating, “It is now confirmed that the Ekiti State delegates for the Annual General Conference/Annual Delegates Meeting (AGC/ADM) currently holding in Sokoto were involved in a fatal motor accident along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. Six of our members and the driver have been confirmed dead and these are their names:

Dr. Alex Akinyele – Secretary NMA Ekiti, Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), Ido Ekiti; Dr. Tunde Aladesanmi – General Surgeon, FTH, Ado Ekiti;

Dr. O.J. Taiwo – Anatomic Pathologist, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado-Ekiti; Dr. Ogunseye J.B – National Association of General and Government Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) National Secretary, Hospital Management Board (HMB), Ekiti
Dr. Olajide .O – Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), EKSUTH President
Dr. Atolani Adeniyi – Secretary NAGGMDP, Ekiti State
Mr. Ajibola – NMA Ekiti Driver
More details later…