Lagos - The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos
University of Teaching Hospital staged a protest due to not being paid outstanding salaries
of seven months, PremiumTimes reported.
The aim of the protest was to get enough attention so their
issues can be dealt with.
The doctors were dressed in their medical kits and chanted
songs around the hospital, whilst holding placards stating their grievances.
President of the Association, Ramon Moronkola, states
doctors work in poor conditions of which are not helping with their training
such as the lack of power supply and water.
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Several meetings have been made with management but nothing
has been done.
According to the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Chris Bode,
states the doctors have not been paid due to a hitch in the government's
payment system and urges doctors to be patient with the mater.
However the association has stated their patients will not
suffer because they are not striking but holding a peaceful protest as they
fight for their rights.
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