Relatives of patients on admission at the University College Hospital, UCH ,Ibadan have appealed to the authority and other stakeholders to urgently address the industrial action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, UCH branch.
The people made the appeal after the hospital ejected patients on admission due to the three weeks warning strike by the association.
One of them Mr kazeem Ayilara lamented that his mother was advised to seek medical care elsewhere due to the strike.
Speaking on the development , the President, National Association of Resident Doctors, UCH branch, Dr Abiodun Ogundipe explained that the strike was necessary following the failure of the hospital management to meet their demands.
He said part of the demands include payment of salaries of over two hundred and fifty doctors that were recruited in May this year.
Doctor Ogundipe added that the strike would continue at the expiration of the three weeks warning.