Doctors beg Ajimobi to pay full salaries
The Association of Resident Doctors , Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso has appealed to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo to pay them their full salaries.
This is contained in a statement issued on Saturday in Ogbomoso by Dr Sebastine Oiwoh and Dr Ayobami Alabi the Presdient and General Secretaryof the association respectively.
They expressed concern that members of the association had only been paid 50 per cent of their salaries from January to March, describing it as “unfair.’’
“We beckon on the listening ears and tender heart of our father, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi not to single our members out amidst other health workers in Oyo state civil service.
“All other doctors and health workers in the state civil service are receiving full salary.
“They have been paid their full salaries from January to March 2016, while we received half ,’’ they said.
The officials noted that doctors’ services bothered on “saving lives and maintaining health of the citizens of the state, who see the hospital as their only hope no matter the social class’’.
They commended the state government for its foresight in establishing the teaching hospital and urged it not to renege on its promise in the area of funding of residency training.
They also urged the government to install essential equipment and complete infrastructures in the hospital to match its blue print.
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