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Doctors Threaten To Stop Working Amidst COVID-19

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kaduna State Chapter has threatened to withdraw its services over a supposed assault of a medical doctor in Kaduna state.

According to a report obtained by naija news, the Chairman of the association, Dr. Stephen Kache demanded suitable corrective activity against a police inspector who supposedly attacked a clinical doctor in Kaduna on April 23.

The NMA threatened to quit working if the police do not take corrective measures against the assessor instantly.

This online safety news platform understands that the medical doctor in the inquiry had his legitimate identification.

The statement added that the influenced medical professional sustained bruises throughout an altercation with the policeman.

” This, unfortunately, is not the initial case; two weeks ago the rescue of Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, communicating doctors as well as various other health and wellness workers was assaulted by males of the Nigerian police force,” the NMA added.

‘ We realize that the said Assessor has actually been jailed and also is currently in custody.

” We get in touch with the state-federal government in addition to the Cops pecking order to check out the issue with the view of portioning suitable sanctions to this erring officer to act as a deterrent to others who will, unfortunately, intend to adhere to in his footsteps.”

The association required that the police inspector in question go through a psychiatric analysis to determine if he is fit enough to serve in the Nigerian police force.

“Failure to suitable assent the police officer will certainly leave us without any option yet to remember our participants from providing any type of kind of solutions within the state.

They lamented the attitude of some security personnel towards health care employees on the frontline combating the COVID -19 pandemic.

“Given that the beginning of this pandemic over 40 healthcare experts within the country have actually been contaminated by the feared virus in the line of obligation,” the declaration added.

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