Nigerian Professor Shot Dead By Gunmen On Motorcycle

Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital

Hyacinth Nong Mbibu, a professor of urology at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika, Zaria, has been shot dead by gunmen riding on a motor-cycle, in Zaria, Kaduna state.

Mbibu, from Takum in Taraba state has been a visiting urologist at the university since 2008.

Reports say he was on his way home Thursday night after attending to patients at the hospital when the gunmen, who were on a motorcycle, attacked him.

A nurse who was riding with him was also shot, but she survived the murder attempt. She was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.

Except for a year’s stint at Ibrahim Babangida Hospital in Minna, Mbibu had spent the past 20 years at ABU’s urology department.

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