A young medical doctor, ThankGod Odo, has reportedly drowned in the swimming pool of a popular hotel in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital.
The deceased was, until his death, a medical house officer doing his housemanship with Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki.
He was said to have rounded off his one-year housemanship and due to sign off on Friday December 11 or Saturday, December 12.
The incident happened, Thursday, December 10, when the Ebonyi State University graduate went to the hotel to swim with his friends.
It was gathered that Odo, said to be a good swimmer, was teaching his friends how to swim that same day when he suddenly got drowned.
Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Dr. Ewa Richard lamented Dr. ThankGod’s sudden death at this time of his life.
Ebonyi State Police Command confirmed the unfortunate incident, stating that he was confirmed dead in the hospital.