By Chioma Obinna
The Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has appealed to the Lagos State government to take the advantage of the two weeks extension of the strike notice issued by members of the Medical Guild, an umbrella body of medical doctors under the employ of the State to pay the COVID-19 hazard allowances and resolve other outstanding issues.
The medical doctors in a press statement made available to Vanguard, regretted that state government-employed doctors haven’t received commensurate allowances even with the massive work done to curb the pandemic exacerbated by the shortage of human and material resources.
The statement jointly signed by the Chairman, Dr. Adetunji Adenekan and the Secretary, Dr. Ramon Moronkola stated:
“We believe Lagos…