President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the announcement of the Nigerian Medical Association losing 20 doctors in one week. He said that the FG is particularly sad about it and will give welfare where its due.
The President disclosed this in a social media statement on Saturday.
- “The deaths of our frontline health workers in the battle against COVID-19 are particularly sad. I have sent my condolences to the Nigerian Medical Association. No reward is too much for the sacrifices being made, our administration will give their welfare the priority it deserves.”
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- Nairametrics reported that the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) warned that the second wave of coronavirus is more catastrophic, citing that no less than 20 doctors have lost their lives in a week.
- The NMA also called on the government to provide more facilities and urged patients with the disease to disclose the truth to doctors, or else risk exposing doctors to the virus.