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Unpaid doctors strike in Nigeria amid new COVID-19 surge

Unpaid doctors strike in Nigeria amid new COVID-19 surge

Redacted article courtesy of – Peak

Dr. Olaniyi Olaoye and the other resident doctors at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria haven’t been paid at all for five months.

Since the pandemic began, there have been many months when they’ve only received 60% of their salaries, bringing at least six of them to resign.

Now Olaoye and some 19,000 other doctors across Africa’s most populous nation are on strike for the fourth time since the pandemic began, leaving government-run hospitals and COVID-19 treatment centers short-staffed.

Link to full article:    https://www.prpeak.com/coronavirus-covid-19-national-news/unpaid-doctors-strike-in-nigeria-amid-new-covid-19-surge-4208252

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