Nurses demanding to paid salaries in Ondo, receive sack letters

Nurses demanding to paid salaries in Ondo, receive sack letters

The Ondo State Government has sacked some recently employed nurses, who embarked on a protest to demand payment of their accumulated salary arrears, S

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The Ondo State Government has sacked some recently employed nurses, who embarked on a protest to demand payment of their accumulated salary arrears, SaharaReporters is reporting.

The six nurses, who worked at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital both in Akure and Ondo town, were laid off on February 14, 2020. It was gathered that the affected nurses were employed in batches in June 2019 and were placed on three-month probation.

The termination letters of the affected nurses was signed by Acting Director of Administration, Mr Adeeyo Babatunde, on behalf of the Chief Medical Director of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo, Dr Oluwole Ige.

The sacked nurses had in December 2019 embarked on a protest to press for the payment of their salaries after pleas to the hospital’s management were ignored.