Lagos - Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has insisted that striking doctors in the state will not be paid their wages unless they resume duties, Daily Independent reports.
Fashola who spoke at the commissioning of the newly built cardiac and renal centre at Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, said the state government was not owing any doctor his legitimately earned salary.
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He appealed to the striking doctors to return to work, adding that the only month owed the doctors is March as they have been paid for January and February.
The doctors had on March 8 issued a 10-day ultimatum to government to pay all outstanding monies allegedly withheld as a result of previous strikes embarked upon by the doctors.
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