An alleged fake medical doctor in the Modire-Yolde-Pate ward, in Yola South local government area of Adamawa State, has been arrested by the State Police.
Naija News reports that the arrest was revealed by the spokesman of the Adamawa State Police Command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
The Adamawa State Police Command spokesperson said that the suspect identified as Gambo Adamu, was arrested and remanded in prison custody.
He said Adamu was initially a patent medicine retailer who suddenly began admitting patients.
“The suspect, Gambo Adamu, was apprehended on October 24, 2019 following intelligence report.
“According to first intelligence report, Adamu is a Patient Medicine operator but suddenly turned a three-bedroom house to a clinic and began admitting patients.
“The suspect is already charged to court while investigation continues,” Nguroje said.
According to the PPRO, the command has shutdown the illegal facility.
Nguroje added the command was liaising with the state branch of the Nigerian Medical Association and the state government for further investigation.
The Adamawa Police Command spokesman called on members of the public to give maximum cooperation by reporting any suspicious activity to the police or nearest security outpost for prompt action.