The Ondo State House of Assembly has appealed to Doctors’ on strike in the state to please toe the line of peace and return to work in the interest of the people.

Efforts to resolve the industrial dispute between goverent and the striking members of the Nigeria Medical Association in Ondo State had hit the rock.

Deliberating on the development on Thursday at plenary, Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly expressed deep concern on the aftermath of the strike on the masses.

They noted that the strike had triggered mortality among patients who now have to patronize quack in view of the high charges by private hospitals.

The Lawmakers appealed to relevant authorities to find a way of resolving the industrial dispute amicably as it was tigerring brain-drain in the state’s health sector.

Speaking on the development, the Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun noted that the industrial dispute had lasted so long and there the need to put an end to it.

Mr Oleyelogun called for a tripartite meeting which would involve Medical personnel, the executive and the Legislative arms with a view to fashioning out a solution to the lingering crisis.


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