Gov Abiodun Ignores Striking Doctors; Replaces Them With Volunteers

Dapo Abiodun
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun on Monday took drastic actions against resident doctors in the state.

The resident doctors who joined the ongoing industrial action in the state have been replaced with volunteer doctors.

The association of resident doctors in the state had asked doctors working at the state’s isolation centers to join them in the strike action which commenced on July 1, 2020.

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The state commissioner for health,  Dr Tomi Coker, made the announcement on behalf of the state government on Monday.

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 They have been replaced by other doctors who are happy to serve the people of Ogun State by volunteering at the isolation centre.”