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Ogun Govt. Replaces Striking Doctors With Volunteer Doctors In Isolation Centres

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Oluwapelumi Fasoyin


Ogun State Government has replaced the striking resident doctors with volunteer  doctors in its isolation Centre.

The striking doctors at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital Isolation Centre had been replaced following there actions.

 The Association of Resident Doctors  had last week asked their colleagues  who were working at the centre to join them in their ongoing strike which commenced  on July 1, 2020 over alleged failure of the government to meet their welfare demands.

The Commissioner for  Health,  Dr Tomi Coker, also confirmed the incident.

 She said, “Only two doctors at the isolation are ARD members. They have been replaced by other doctors who are happy to serve the people of Ogun State by volunteering at the isolation centre.”

Also, The Secretary, ARD,OOUTH, Dr Tope Osundara, confirmed the replacement, adding that the doctors were hopeful that the government would call for a meeting this week.

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