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reward for hard work will make doctors practice medicine in Nigeria

The reward for hard work will make doctors practice medicine in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Lagos said the only solution to stop doctors migration was to reward hard work even as he declared that the newly 100-suits state-of-the-art health facility, Duchess International Hospital, has the capacity and all it takes to reverse medical tourism in Nigeria.

Osinbajo who was the Special Guest of Honour at the launch of the facility built by the Reddington Hospital Group in Lagos,  said: “The only way to ensure that Nigerian doctors practice medicine in Nigeria is to reward hard work which the Reddington Hospital Group is known for.”

He said the Reddington has the reputation for the provision of high standard care and has brought this to bear in the Duchess International Hospital.

According to him, the hospital has the capacity to retain Nigerian doctors in the country as well as end medical tourism.

Some top dignitaries include the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, among others.

Continuing, Osinbajo noted that while establishing the Duchess International Hospital, which is the 15th facility so far from the stables of Reddington, the Hospital Group has a good business case in the latest investment.

He said Nigerians seeking quality care can get it there; those who want affordable care will get it there.

The Vice President further stressed that the new facility can reverse medical tourism in the country considering the fact that it pays better remuneration to motivate its staff.

Speaking, the Chief Executive Officer of Duchess International Hospital, Dr. Adetokunbo Shitta-Bey explained that the motive of the founders was to ensure that every Nigerian has access to affordable care.

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