NMA condemns Kogi, Cross River obstruction of NCDC operations

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The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has expressed displeasure at the continued obstruction of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) work by the governments of Kogi and Cross River States.

The association said the obstruction was despite the provisions in the NCDC Establishment Act (2018) which empower the organisation to “prevent, detect, monitor and control” activities and programs for the national response against infectious diseases, epidemics and other public health emergencies; and also to lead, develop, coordinate” these activities.

To this end, the NMA called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to urgently intervene, saying that the development was very…



Source: Nigerian Tribune