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“Frontline Health Workers Will Receive Hazard Allowance This Week” – Federal Government Reveals

Just of recent, the Nigerian government has announced plans to pay hazard allowance of health workers in the frontline of the COVID19 pandemic.

Nigerian health workers on the frontline of the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic will start receiving their hazard and inducement allowance this week, according to the Federal Government.

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The FG made it known that the health workers will receive two months’ pay for April and May before the close of work on Thursday.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, made this revelation in Abuja after a meeting with the leadership of health professionals.

Ngige attended the meeting with the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN); the Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed and the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora.

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The health workers were represented by the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).

The government, in April, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the health professional associations and unions for health workers on the frontline of the battle against the pandemic to get special incentives, including hazard allowance, insurance and tax rebates.

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