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FG kicks against mass exodus of medical personnel

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, has said that the mass exodus of medical personnel particularly, medical doctors, to foreign countries must stop.
Dr. Adeleke stated this when a delegation of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, led by its president Dr. Uche Ojinmah, paid a courtesy visit to him in his office on Monday in Abuja.
The minister stated that government will do everything necessary to stem the tide of mass exodus of medical personnel in the country.
To this end, Adeleke said that government will look into conditions of service of health workers in respect to their working tools and remuneration so as to encourage health workers particularly doctors.
He promised to defend the interest of doctors and health workers because of their importance to humanity.
He enjoined the association to maintain high level of integrity and conduct, in line with her oath of profession.
Earlier, the president of the NMA, Dr. Uche Ojinmah, said that they came to felicitate with the minister on his new appointment and to seek his assistance in the areas of condition of service, working tools and remuneration in Federal Executive Council Meeting, FEC.

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