Just In : Ondo State Medical Doctors Call Off Strike After One Month.

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    Medical doctors who work with government hospitals in Ondo state, suspended all forms of medical services on  Wednesday June, 24, 2020, and this  include the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Akure, the state capital.

    Medical doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners in Ondo State have cancel their strike action after one month

    Medical doctors in Ondo state  demanded for the settlement of all their cumulated unpay bills, allowances and a more palatable welfare package with out excluding  life insurance for frontline medical doctors in the IDH.

    The Chairman of NAGGMDP, Dr Oluwafemi Aina, told SaharaReporters this Monday  that they decided to put an end to the strike after the government accepted to meet with some  of their demands.

    Dr Oluwafemi stated that the government had provided some basic Personal Protective Equipment to all medical personnel  in the government owned hospitals with a promise to begin its allocation.

    He also reveals that the government had paid one month  out of the three months Special COVID-19 hazard and risk stipend to all frontline health workers in Ondo state.

    According to Aina, the government has also plan to actualize its previous suspended agreement  on the minimum wage and considerable adjustments of basic salaries of health practitioners in the Ondo state which will have effect on their  July 2020 salaries.

    He said, “So, the congress decided over the weekend to suspend the strike action which had lasted more than a month after the government acceded to some of these demands for the medical doctors.”

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