The Ogun State Government has replaced the striking resident doctors working at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital Isolation Centre, Sagamu, with volunteer doctors.
The Association of Resident Doctors had last week asked their colleagues who were working at the centre to join them in their ongoing strike which commenced on July 1, 2020 over alleged failure of the government to meet their welfare demands.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, said the striking doctors at the isolation centre had been replaced.
She said, “Only two doctors at the isolation are ARD members. They have been replaced by other doctors who are happy to serve the people of Ogun State by volunteering at the isolation centre.”
The Secretary, ARD,OOUTH, Dr Tope Osundara, confirmed the replacement, adding that the doctors were hopeful that the government would call for a meeting this week.