Doctors Complained over Non-Payment of Six Months Salaries In Osun State

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I guess its not only in osun state,I don’t really understand what’s going on in the country,same complain in Enugu state where nurses are complaining that they haven’t receive their salary since November 2014,read the news below;

The Medical and Dental Consultants
Association of Nigeria has condemned the
non-payment of salaries of doctors and
other workers at the Ladoke Akintola
University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola |

The Chairman of MDCAN, LAUTECH branch,
Dr. Kassim Adebayo, and secretary, Dr.
Tokunbo Olajumoke, said this in a letter
written to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a copy
of which was made available to our
correspondent in Osogbo on Friday.

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr.
Najeem Salam, and the Head of Service, Mr.
Sunday Owoeye, and others were copied.
The doctors frowned at the government’s
announcement of April 13th directing
LAUTECH workers to resume work
immediately or lose their jobs if they failed
to comply with the directive. The MDCAN
said members of the association were not
on any strike now despite the salary issues
but they said the threat to sack other
hospital workers who were on strike was an
act of insensitivity.

They argued that the government ought to
have appealed to the striking workers rather
than ordering them to resume or be ready
to lose their jobs since the state
government had failed in its obligation.
The doctors stated that they had given the
government an ultimatum and would not
hesitate to obey the directive of the national
body of the association at the expiration of
the ultimatum.

The letter read, “Despite not declaring any
strike, we condemn the non-payment of
salaries of workers in the employment of
LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo in the
last six months and the non-remittance of
deductions from workers salaries even prior
to the non-payment of salaries.

“We condemn in strong terms the threat on
job of workers demanding for nothing extra
than their legitimate wages being owed by
the government. The directive forcing
unpaid hospital staff to resume work may
pose danger to effective delivery of health
care services and will be detrimental to the
health of the populace who are at the
receiving end.”
So bad!!!

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