LUTH Doctors Protest Against Killing of Colleague 24 Hours After Graduation

Written by Gloria Irabor

Medical doctors of the Lagos University Teaching hospital, have staged a protest over the death of their colleague, Dr Stephen Urueye, who was stabbed to death a day after his convocation.

Urueye was attacked by armed robbers on 2nd of April, him along Idi Araba road, opposite the hospital.

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He was reportedly robbed off his belongings and stabbed at the same time. As at the time he was rushed to the hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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Friends and colleagues have taken to social media to pay tributes to him and demand justice for him with the Hashtag #JusticeForStephen

His friend Gbenga wrote “These hoodlums at Idi-Araba have robbed and stolen from us for years now. Last night they killed one of us. They killed my friend. They need to be stopped please. #JusticeForStephen

Twitter user @ronikpe wrote:

“He just graduated…last year
Convocated…this year
Started work….this year
He was a young doctor, full of life
But some people thought otherwise….robbed him, stabbed him and killed him.
Nigeria we can do better for our citizens #JusticeForStephen @PoliceNG

@thequeenayo commented “He dedicated his life to saving the lives of others. Only to have his snatched by a bunch of miscreants. How can we save lives when we are not even safe??? This is madness! #JusticeForStephen

@BreakinglimitNG also wrote “Stephen is a promising young Doctor, had his Convocation in UNILAG yesterday, robbed & stabbed yesterday right in front of where he works.

@ojuokoisaac Commented “I pray for comfort for his family, they lost a son

I pray for comfort for his close friend, they lost a friend

I pray for comfort for LUTH, they lost a Doctor

I pray 4 comfort for the nation, they lost a world changer

RIP DR STEPHEN

You’re in a better place

#JusticeForStephen

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Gloria Irabor

I love to be engrossed in a world of creativity and I detest injustice. I can analyse almost anything but most of all I try to get better in everything I do.

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