Unpaid workers lock out doctors, patients at Nigerian hospital

Protesting workers gather outside FMC, Owo gate [Photo: TVC News]
Protesting workers gather outside FMC, Owo gate [Photo: TVC News]

Hundreds of casual workers at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, on Wednesday morning began a protest over unpaid entitlements of about 18 months.

The workers, including cleaners, drivers, gardeners and security men and women, blocked the gates of the hospital, barring medical staff and patients from entering into the hospital.

A source told PREMIUM TIMES that activities at the hospital had been paralysed completely since morning.
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  • Abdullah Musa

    Must Nigeria’s public service collapse?