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Doctors in Ondo down tools over unpaid wages

04 May 2016, 18:09

Ondo - Medical doctors in  Ondo State have embarked on an indefinite strike over non-payment of their five- month salaries by the state government.

Medical personnel, including pharmacists, nurses, laboratory scientists and other allied health workers, marched on major streets in Ondo town.

The doctors, who converged on the Mother and Child Hospital, at 7am closed the gate leading to the hospital.

The protesters carried placards with various inscriptions such as “Pay our salaries “; “Shall we die before you pay us?”; “We are saving lives, pay our salaries and “Save us from hunger” among others.

The Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Victor Kiladejo, who addressed the protesters  said he would  meet with Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

Source: Nation

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