NMA Applauds Gov Ododo for implementing 100% hazard allowance for members

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi State chapter has commended Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo for keeping to his promise in the implementation of 100 percent hazard allowance for its members under the employment of the state government.

NMA gave the commendation on Friday in a statement jointly signed by it Chairman Dr Baoku Olusola and the Public Relations Officer, Dr Peter Aiyebvowan.

The association also appreciated the contribution of former Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello who was instrumental for the promise to be fulfilled, noting that the former governor has written his name in gold in the history of the State.

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“This is indeed a great start and beginning of greater things to come and for this, Kogi doctors are thankful. Clearly, this is also an attestation to the commitment of this administration to continue to prioritize the welfare of doctors, a demonstration of the goodwill of the government and the continuation of fruitful and progressive partnership towards taking the Kogi state health sector to an enviable and admirable height of excellence.

“Kogi state had over the years invested massively in health infrastructures, this is the phase to invest in human capital development via good welfare packages, improved salaries and wages for doctors which the state has now begun

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“This is a move we believe will reverse brain drain, halt exodus of doctors to the federal health institutions , attracts more doctors into the state and improve commitment and dedication of Kogi state doctors to saving lives of Kogi citizens” the statement added.

The leadership of the association, assured their firm believe in the present administration, adding that, they are ready to contribute their own quota for the success of the Government.




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