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PATIENTS STRANDED AS WORKERS SEAL OFF EKITI TEACHING HOSPITAL OVER UNPAID N1.6 BILLION


Aggrieved medical staff of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, locked up the health institution while protesting over alleged unpaid emoluments by the management.
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The medical workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) had gathered at the main gate of the tertiary health facility located at Adebayo area and sealed off the hospital. From early hours in the morning till 12 noon, no worker, including members of the management and doctors, were allowed free entry and exit throughout the time the warning protest lasted.
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The protesting medical staff trooped out in their hundreds chanting anti-government songs and bemoaning the government’s action over the unfavourable plights of workers in the health institution.

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