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Doctors stage protest over seven months outstanding salaries

25 February 2015, 18:00

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.

Also read: Agbaje tasks Lagos government on doctors' strike 

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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