Lagos - The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday staged a peaceful protest at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital to demand the reversal of the Federal Government sack of 16 000 resident doctors across the country, Tribune reports.
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The association is also asking the government to lift the ban on doctors’ residency training.
Lagos State NMA chairman, Dr Tope Ojo said that the sack of resident doctors in all Federal Teaching Hospitals in the country would lead to imminent collapse of the health sector.
He said such step was important for NMA to continue to dialogue with the government, adding that doctors should not be threatened with sack.
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