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COVID-19: Health Workers In Kwara To Be Paid ₦25,000 Daily

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The Government says frontline health workers in the fight against in the state would be paid ₦25,00 daily allowance.

COVID-19: Health Workers In Kwara To Be Paid ₦25,000 Daily
COVID-19: Health Workers In Kwara To Be Paid ₦25,000 Daily

The state Governor, Abdul Rahman Abdul Razaq made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

“We have approved N25,000 as daily allowance for medical doctors and varying daily allowance for other categories of health workers involved in our fight against COVID-19. This is to show appreciation to health workers as it’s impossible to pay them for their priceless sacrifices,” he wrote on Twitter.

Also, the Kaduna State Government has concluded plans to offer a daily allowance to health workers in the frontline of containing the novel Coronavirus in the state.

The State Commissioner of Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni, said in a statement issued Saturday in Kaduna, that Occupational Safety Incentive had been approved for health workers by the state government. The health workers will get between N5,000 and N15,000 daily depending on their degree of exposure.

Recall that the Lagos state Government had also increased the monthly hazard allowance of health workers from N5,000 to N25,000.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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