Lagos - Activities in most Lagos State government hospitals have been halted due to the ongoing strike by resident doctors under the umbrella of medical guild body, Daily Independent reports.
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.
At all the consulting rooms of the clinics of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) visited, there were no doctors to attend to the few patients who were oblivious of the strike.
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The leadership of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) at the weekend, made unsuccessful efforts to meet with Governor Babatunde Fashola to discuss the unhealthy development.
A statement directing all medical doctors in the employment of state government to commence an indefinite strike yesterday was issued on Sunday.
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