On Thursday, May 21 the Lagos state chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), re-versed the order asking its members to embark on an indefinite 'sit-at-home' directive, Channels Tv reports.
The Chairman of the association, Dr. Sailu Oseni, said the decision to call off the sit-at-home order was reached after serveral meetings with the state government and state police command.
The NMA speaking on its decision reversed the order explained that it was the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the Nigerian police who weer able to resolve issues and assured the safety of the medical workers.
The medical associate went ahead to assure the members that they will no longer be harassed in the course of perfoming their duties during the pandemic.
Recalling the Leadeership of the NMA had ordered its memebers to embark on a sit-at-home strike starting from Wednesday, May 20. The directive which was given was to effect from 6 pm on Wednesday by the chapter's chairman, Salui Oseni.
In a statement, Oseni said that this decision came due to the directives of the implementation of the lockdown and restriction of movement given by the state government and police.