COVID 19: NMA Calls For Suspension Of NIN Registration

12 January 2021 By Josiah Buzun

The Nigeria Medical Association has called for suspension of the Registration of National identification number.

National President of the Association, Professor Innocent Ujah made the position of the Association known while briefing journalists in Jos.

Flanked by other officials of the Association, Professor Ujah said the rush to get the number would further expose Nigerians to the Pandemic.

Professor Ujah expressed regret that Nigerians are not adhering to the COVID 19 Protocols despite the second wave, predicted to be more deadly if not properly addressed.

He expressed the believe that if Nigerians in diaspora and those at home come together they will find a vaccine for the pandemic, but there must be the political will.

The NMA President announced that they will soon commence dialogue with Government on issues of inconvenience and Hazard allowance for its members whom he said are in the forefront in fighting the pandemic.

He called for the establishment of more oxygen plants, especially now that the consumption rate is so high.

Professor Ujah emphasized the need for Government to provide the enabling environment for Doctors to operate, noting that they have been operating under harsh conditions which is the major reason for seeking greener pasture outside the country.

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