Ekiti - The death of three doctors of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI) in an accident on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway on Sunday has sparked a protest and strike by their colleagues.
Trooping out en masse in a protest which forced the closure of the hospital on Monday, the workers claimed that the doctors’ death on the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Lawrence Ayodele.
They claimed that workers have been dying mysteriously during Ayodele’s tenure, accusing the CMD of carrying out rituals in the dead of the night in the hospital.
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Various unions, including the Medical Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Senior Staff Association (SSA), National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, locked the hospital’s main gate.
They accused the CMD of using charms to kill workers in a bid to secure a second term.
The auto crash happened about 60 kilometres to Kaduna, after the rear tyre of the bus of the state chapter of the association busted on motion. The bus transported about 14 passengers.
- News 24