Lagos NMA calls off sit-at-home order   —-As Lagos discharges13 more COVID-19 patients from Isolation Centres

Abiodun OBA

The  sit-at-home order over the continued harassment of members of Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA by Police officers, has been called off

The union on Thursday in a press statement made available to newsmen and jointly signed by the Chairman, Dr Saliu Oseni and the Secretary’ Dr Ramon Moronkola,  said, “The association has further received assurances from Mr Governor and the top hierarchy of the Police that no health workers will be further harassed in the course of their lawful efforts to sustain services in the middle of the pandemic.

It therefore called on members to resume work immediately.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor  Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of 13 more Coronavirus patients who recovered from the virus.

The governor said, “Good people of Lagos, today, 13 more COVID19 Lagos patients; 9 male and 4 female, all Nigerians have been discharged from the Onikan, Eti-Osa (Landmark), Lekki and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 1 from the Onikan, 4 from Eti-Osa (Landmark), 3 from Lekki and 5 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered.

“With this, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 662.”

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