Abuja nurses demand justice for slain colleague

The Federal Capital Territory Council of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives has condemned the killing of one of its members, Grace Dauda.

Dauda was murdered on January 5 at her residence in Auta Balefi, Karu Local Area of Nasarawa State, by unknown persons and until her death, the Chief Nursing Officer of Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja.

Speaking to Journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, the Chairman of the association, Deborah Yusuf called on security agencies to fish out the killers of Dauda, adding that the association would not rest until this was done.

Yusuf said, “The feeling of loss is so great. It is visceral. With great sorrow in our hearts, we mourn one of our dedicated, committed and reliable members.

“It is really a monumental loss to the entire nursing community in Nigeria. We commiserate with her family on this painful loss. We pray for the repose of her soul.

“Whatever the reason for this most unnatural and barbaric act of man’s inhumanity to man, we want to stress that nobody has the right to take life except God,” Yusuf said.



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