Aggrieved patients protest against hospital’s incessant workers’ strike

Aggrieved patients at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Asaba, Delta State yesterday protested against continued incessant industrial actions of the hospital’s workers, especially medical doctors.

They called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take a decisive action in tackling the endemic industrial actions in the health sector.

The protesters, though not armed with placards, assembled under bill boards and trees within the hospital’s premises, gnashing their teeth over what they described as ‘unbearable strike action embarked upon by the doctors in the hospitals.”

The alleged that many lives had been lost since the establishment of the hospital in Asaba due to strike.

One of the patients, Mrs. Nnenna Abiagom, who spoke to The Guardian said there was barely any fortnight that different trade unions at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba do not embark on one industrial action or another.

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