Resident Doctors in OOUTH call off strike after meeting with Ogun State Government
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, has called off the planned industrial action scheduled to begin on Monday, September 21.
The President of the Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Mutiu Popoola, said the strike was called off after signing a memorandum of understanding with the State Government.
The Ogun State Government has agreed to commit additional resources towards the remuneration of an enhanced salary package for OOUTH medical practitioners with entry-level of CONMESS 3/2 and also agreed to make available Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure that health workers are not exposed to any form of hazard.
Popoola applauded the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led government for its prompt response and confirmed the commencement date for the enhanced payment in October, which would accommodate the payment of salary arrears and also be linked to performance and agreed key performance indicators.