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Anambra Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

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Anambra Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

Firstly, Medical Doctors in Anambra State, under the aegis of Conference of

Civil Service Doctors, on Sunday, embarked on an indefinite strike action.

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Secondly about the strike, HAPPYNAIJA learnt is sequel to the alleged

failure of the state government to adhere to agreement signed with them.

The State Chairman of the group, Dr Livinus Chukwuma, who briefed

journalists at the General Hospital Onitsha, yesterday said,

“This strike is necessitated by the failure of the state Government to

adhere to the agreement signed with the Civil Service Doctors and

Nigerian Medical Association on one part and the Government of Anambra

state on the other.”

Anambra Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

Moreover he recalled that doctors in the state had earlier embarked on

13 months strike action due to the failure of the state government to

accept the Consolidated Medical Salary Structure, as prescribed by

the Federal Government as the standard for all doctors in the federal

civil services.

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Lastly, he said that the strike was called off after intervention by eminent

persons and an agreement reached and an MoU signed which, stipulated

that the government would periodically review the salaries until 100 per

cent was achieved, starting from 50 per cent.

 

Finally, he said that Federal Government in 2014 reviewed the

CONMESS upwards. “This is inspite of all efforts made for state

government to see reason, including a warning strike in 2019,

the review has not affected our salaries.”

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