DANIELS G. O
RESOLUTIONS OF MEDICAL GUILD REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL MEETING HELD VIA ZOOM ON WEDNESDAY, 15TH JULY 2020*
The Medical Guild Representative Council virtual meeting was held today, Wednesday,15th July 2020 to deliberate on the 3 day warning strike which commenced on Monday, 13th July 2020.p
The chairman, Dr Olujimi Sodipo gave an overview of the activities of the officers committee during the strike, including all the meetings that have taken place with relevant government agencies. Also,he emphasized positive change in attitude of relevant government agencies towards the resolution of the Medical Guild demands.
The chairman mentioned the intervention of Mr Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other notable Lagosians including the first lady (Dr Mrs) Sanwo-Olu and the Oba of Lagos, HRM Oba Rilwan Akinolu on the issues, with the promise of complete resolution of all pending issues.
The Representative council members gave update on the compliance of our members at the various hospitals and health centres. The council was satisfied with the level of compliance and commitment of our members.
The following resolutions were then made:
1. *The 3 days warning strike should be suspended and work resume by 8am on Thursday 16th July, 2020*.
2. The officers committee should continue to engage relevant government agencies on all the issues that precipitated the strike action.
3. The officers committee should call for congress to update on the progress of negotiations.
4.The government should demonstrate sincerity and commitment during the negotiation in order to avert unnecessary and preventable crisis in the health sector of Lagos state.
*We wish to use this medium to appreciate all our members for their steadfastness in this struggle and assure them of the Medical Guild leadership commitment towards their safety and welfare*
Guild also extends gratitude to all Lagosians and members of the press for their continuous support and understanding.
Long live Medical Guild
Long live Nigerian Medical Association
Long Live Lagos State.
*Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo.*
*Dr Ismail Ajibowo*