31 May 2012

Nigeria: Lagos State Reinstates 778 Sacked Doctors

Photo: Cindy Shiner/AllAfrica
Doctors at a clinic.

The Lagos State Government has reinstated the all 778 medical doctors it sacked a few weeks ago.

This was made known in a statement from the state government on Thursday. The doctors were sacked after an ultimatum given them by the state government to return to work was ignored, following a dispute over salaries.

However, Fashola has been under pressure from several interest groups and the media to recall the medical doctors.

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