—Expresses sadness at the passing of Ajakpo, Nkanga
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the sacrifices of 20 doctors allegedly killed by the COVID-19 pandemic, saying their well-being was a priority for his government.
The president has sent his condolences to the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, on the deaths of the doctors.
In response to the sacrifices made by frontline medical workers, President Buhari said that “the death of our frontline health workers in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic is particularly sad because these professionals risk their own lives. to save others. “
The president, in a statement issued by his senior special assistant for media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja, said on Saturday: “Our health workers are making the utmost sacrifices for the country in accordance with their humanitarian call, and this management will leave no stone unturned to ensure your needs are met. “
He noted that “our health workers are operating under severe limitations, but they are unmoved in the performance of their life-saving duties.”
“Let me say without fear of contradicting myself that no reward is too much for the sacrifices of our healthcare workers in the country, and this administration will give their well-being the priority it deserves,” added President Buhari.
Meanwhile, the president has also expressed his sadness at the disappearance of Galadiman Lokoja, Chief Godwin Ajakpo, and the president of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd), a former military governor.