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Nigerian doctors strike over COVID-19 allowance

Medical Doctors in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja under the Association of Medical Doctors have embarked on a strike action to protest the non-payment of Covid-19 hazard and inducement allowance. Nigeria’s health sector has seen a series of industrial actions during the pandemic with workers across the country calling for better treatment favourable policies. Joining CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss this is Professor Innocent Ujah, President of the Nigeria Medical Association.

How to address Nigeria’s health challenges amid COVID-19 crisis

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases continue to surge as it hit 36,663 total confirmed cases on Sunday evening. The rising numbers come amid pockets of industrial actions by some medical groups. Joining CNBC Africa to assess Nigeria’s COVID-19 containment strategy and discuss the state of the country’s health workers is the President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah.