Breaking: Ondo State Residence Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salary

Breaking: Ondo State Residence Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salary

The residence doctors in Ondo State have on Monday, declared an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries.

The doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo chapter, on Monday, commenced an indefinite strike.

The doctors are downing their tooling to demand payment of their dues including four-month salary arrears from the state government.

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Other complaints by the striking doctors include a shortage of doctors, non-payment of COVID-19 allowance as well as non-availability of residence.

Addressing the press, the Acting President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, UNIMEDTH Ondo, Sanni Oriyomi, said that its members could no longer work without being paid.

Insisting the doctors will not return to work until part of their salaries are being paid. Adding that identity card equally be issued to the members.

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