The Nigerian Medical Association , Cross River chapter , on Wednesday , embarked on an indefinite strike over the kidnapping of its members , Dr Godwin Udo of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital .
The state Chairman of NMA , Dr Innocent Abang , disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Calabar .
Abang told NAN that Udo was kidnapped in his residence at Bateba Street on November 1 .
He said the association had decided that anytime a medical doctor or his / her dependent was kidnapped , they would embark on an indefinite strike until the release of the victim .
“ It is true that Udo has been kidnapped , in fact , we got to know about it on Tuesday , November 2 and we are taking it up from there .
“ His car was left at the point where he was taken away at Bateba Street in Calabar , ” Abang said .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , DSP Irene Ugbo , also confirmed the kidnap .