The President of the Nigeria Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on Nigerian doctors to work hard.
The Senate President also noted that it is important for the country to pay attention to the health sector to minimize health challenges confronting the nation.
Lawan stated this at the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, on Thursday in Abuja.
The Senate President was represented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe.
“The call has become important because of the numerous health challenges facing the world at the moment. So many diseases and so many viruses, known and unknown, are ravaging the people.”
“Nigerian doctors must work hard so as to become a great example for their colleagues the world over”.
He commended NARD for holding their meeting which is always focused on improving the health sector, he promised them that the upper chamber will implement the Health Act that will improve the sector.