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Ngige blasted for insensitive comments on health sector

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Nigerians have taken to social media to knock the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige for saying the country has too many good doctors to be concerned about those leaving for other countries.

Ngige denied claims that the exodus of medical doctors has led to a brain drain in the health sector, adding that most doctors who have travelled out in the past, have returned to establish standard hospitals here in Nigeria.

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But in a stream of comments on an Instagram post by Instablog9ja, Nigerians expressed their disappointment in the minister, who they said has no clue about the challenges facing the nation’s health sector.

Read some of the comments below:

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