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BREAKING: Docs down instruments, abandon COVID-19 sufferers in Ondo

Medical medical doctors on the Infectious Illness Hospital, IDH, Akure, Ondo State have stopped attending to sufferers admitted on the facility.

The event adopted the growing figures of confirmed COVID-19 instances within the Sunshine State.

The medical doctors below the aegis of the Nationwide Affiliation of Authorities Common Medical and Dental Practitioners, NAGGMDP, blamed the state authorities led by Rotimi Akeredolue, on the style at which the COVID-19 pandemic was being dealt with within the state.

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DAILY POST noticed that IDH is the place sufferers with infectious ailments akin to LASSA fever and COVID-19 are handled.

The State Secretary of NAGGMDP, Dr. Olasakinju Tunde, who introduced the medical doctors’ withdrawal of service in a press release made out there to DAILY POST on Monday, stated it was as a consequence of failure of the federal government to accede to their calls for.

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The affiliation hinged their purpose on authorities’s failure to conclude negotiations on the erstwhile suspended Minimal Wage and Consequential Changes already loved by the Non-Medical Workers Since January 2020, insufficient provide of private protecting equipments (PPE) and the final welfare of our members which embody Life Insurance coverage for frontline medical doctors.

The medical doctors had throughout a congress requested that members who’re the COVID19 specialists on the IDH to proceed to work until Thursday morning, 2nd July 2020 within the curiosity of most of the people and notably affirmation of the COVID19 Standing of Mr. Governor.

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Following the non-compliance with the sooner directive, the affiliation directed that “it’s crucial that our members be withdrawn instantly (from midnight at this time sixth July 2020) as a consequence of lack of the human face anticipated from the federal government.”

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