Scores of medical doctors in the employ of the Ogun State Government on Wednesday stormed the Governor’s Office in Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, and protested against “gross shortage of medical personnel,” among others, in the state-owned hospitals.
The medical doctors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association, Ogun State chapter, arrived at the Governor’s Office around 9am.
However, the state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, was not available, to receive them.
The protesters displayed placards with different inscriptions such as, ‘Governor Amosun, bring back our interns and NYSC health workers,’ ‘Help us rebuild our health system,’ and ‘Doctors are dying of work overload,’ among others. The state chairman of the association, Dr Abayomi Olajide, said there was shortage of health workers in the local government areas and health institutions under the state hospital management board. Read more