Doctors call for Nigerian govt’s intervention on flood

The Nigerian Medical Affiliation (NMA) on Monday urged the Federal Authorities to save lots of the nation from one other flood catastrophe.

The NMA President, Dr. Uche Ojinma, made the call at a press convention heralding its 2022 Nationwide Doctor Week in Lagos.

Ojinma, who was represented on the briefing by the NMA Chairman within the state, Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu, appealed to governments in any respect ranges to collaborate and assist the flood victims.

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At the least 600 individuals had misplaced their lives and tons of of 1000’s of others displaced by floods in 32 states together with Benue, Jigawa, Nasarawa, Taraba, Kano, Bauchi, Niger, Anambra, Kogi, and Ebonyi this yr.

Ojinma stated: “I’m hereby utilizing this auspicious event to ship a message of affection and sympathy from NMA to all fellow residents affected by the flood catastrophe ravaging the nation. We pray for a fast decision and restoration.

“We call on our governments at totally different ranges to work collectively in serving to victims get better shortly. We call on Federal Authorities to actively provoke measures to avert one other flooding. That is one flood too many in our latest historical past as a nation; we are saying no extra floods whereas we watch.”

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