The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of an alleged fake medical doctor in the Modire-Yolde-Pate ward, in Yola South local government area.
The command spokesperson, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, while confirming the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the suspect identified as Gambo Adamu, was arrested and remanded in prison custody.
Nguroje 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 have shutdown the illegal facility.
He added the command was liaising with the state branch of the Nigerian Medical Association and the state government for further investigation.
Nguroje 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.