Doc­tors be­gin three­day warn­ing strike in Ek­iti

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Doyin Ade­busuyi, Ado Ek­iti

The Nige­rian Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion (NMA) Ek­iti State chap­ter yes­ter­day com­menced a three-day warn­ing strike.

The strike was in com­pli­ance with the ex­tra or­di­nary meet­ing of the union held on March 26, where the doc­tors re­solved to em­bark on strike fol­low­ing the ex­pi­ra­tion of the one-week ul­ti­ma­tum ear­lier given to the govern­ment to ad­dress their grievances.

The doc­tors are de­mand­ing the im­me­di­ate restora­tion of Con­sol­i­dated Med­i­cal Salary Scales(CONMESS) to doc­tors in­volved with pri­mary health care and those in gen­eral hos­pi­tals and restora­tion of run­ning grants to all gen­eral hos­pi­tals in the state among oth­ers.

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