Ondo doctors begin indefinite strike over unpaid salaries


Ondo doctors begin indefinite strike over unpaid salaries

Doctors under the auspices of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo, chapter, on Monday, November 9, 2020, commenced an indefinite strike.

The doctors are demanding payment of their dues including four-month salary arrears from the state government, other complaints include a shortage of doctors, non-payment of COVID-19 allowance as well as non-availability of residence.

The Acting President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, UNIMEDTH Ondo, Sanni Oriyomi, told journalists that his members could no longer work without being paid.

However, they have insisted that the doctors will not return to work until part of their salaries are paid and identity cards issued to their members.


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