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UCH Resident Doctors Call Off Strike After Two-Months



Resident doctors of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan have resumed work after their two months’ strike.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) through its correspondent who visited the hospital on Thursday in Ibadan, observed that the accident and emergency wards were now occupied by patients. The children emergency ward had many doctors attending to patients.

The President of the Association of Resident Doctors, UCH chapter, Dr Babatunde Babasanya appealed to the government to complete their payment.

“Though we have started work fully, we still appeal to the Federal Government to pay us fully. They only paid our October and November salaries.
“The one of July, August and September have not been paid,” Babasanya stressed.

The Chief Information Officer of UCH, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, has shown delight at the resumption of work.

“The doctors have fully resumed work, they are attending to patients properly and we thank God for that,” he said.

Meanwhile, the resident doctors, who have been on strike for two months over the non-payment of their four months’ salary, among others, called off the strike on Dec. 3. (News Agency of Nigeria)

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