Oyo ap­proves pay­ment for LAUTECH work­ers

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Dele Ogun­yemi, Ibadan

Gover­nor Isiaq Abi­ola Aji­mobi of Oyo State has ap­proved the im­me­di­ate pay­ment of all out­stand­ing salaries and al­lowances to mem­bers of staff of Ladoke Ak­in­tola Univer­sity Teach­ing Hospi­tal, Osogbo.

This was con­tained in a state­ment is­sued in Ibadan yes­ter­day by the state Com­mis­sioner for Health, Dr. Muyiwa Gbade­gesin. It would be re­called that the work­ers be­gan an in­def­i­nite strike on March 31 over out­stand­ing salaries and al­lowances.

The gover­nor also ap­proved the repo­si­tion­ing of the hospi­tal to ren­der ser­vices as a ter­tiary health in­sti­tu­tion.

The repo­si­tion­ing, ac­cord­ing to the gover­nor, would in­clude a to­tal up­grade of the struc­tures at the hospi­tal and the in­stal­la­tion of some equip­ment. All these, he said, would put the hospi­tal in a bet­ter stead to deliver bet­ter ser­vices and ful­fil its ob­jec­tives as a ter­tiary health in­sti­tu­tion.

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