Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa, the Senior Special adviser to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, has called on Nigerian doctors based abroad to come back home to strengthen the country’s healthcare system.
She made the call at the Nigeria Health Watch annual Future Health Conference themed ‘The Diaspora as Nigerians Brain Gain’ in Abuja. .
She noted that Nigerians in Diaspora are very relevant to Nigeria, adding that “they possess immeasurable resources as they present expertise in their related area of profession.”
They are usually the top performers in their fields in any country, so leaving us for a while has value as they present credible resources and experience that can propel the development of our nation and project the image of the nation in a positive way .
With this structured plan, we do not have to solely rely on our developmental partners to help solve our problems we have the capability to solve these problems ourselves. .
We are relying on Nigerians healthcare givers that have gained landmark in other countries to come back home and strengthen our healthcare system.” She said