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Kogi FMC Doctors Embark On Indefinite Strike

Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja, Kogi State, on Wednesday, embarked on an indefinite strike.

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The doctors made the announcement after some unknown armed men stormed the hospital, vandalising properties and carting away valuables.

In a communique signed by Nnanna Agwu, chairman, Association of Resident Doctors (NARD); Samuel Obajemu, chairman, Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU); Abdulmalik Idris, chairman, National Association of Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) and John Omoche, chairman, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), the health workers alleged that their lives are being threatened because of the state’s “poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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The health workers, who said they are “totally withdrawing services across board”, listed some conditions that must be met before returning to work.

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Their conditions include: Adequate security of lives and properties, validation of COVID-19 status of some staff of the hospital that have been in isolation, provision of COVID-19 testing facilities (PCR machines) and maximum of 20 patients being attended to daily.

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