The Nigeria Medical Association and National Association of Resident Doctors have described as “unfortunate” the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige’s statement on brain drain in the medical sector.
Ngige, who spoke on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, said he was not bothered that medical doctors are leaving Nigeria in droves, saying that the nation has a surplus of them and must therefore “export” to other countries.
Asked if he was concerned that the nation could be facing medical crisis with the number of doctors leaving Nigeria, Ngige said, “We have more than enough, quote me.
“They (doctors) go out, sharpen their skills, earn money and send them back home here. Read more