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The Association of Resident Doctors, of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, has expressed disappointment over the state government’s reluctance to take proactive measures towards ensuring the safety of health workers, despite incidents of kidnappings.

The association, through its president,OLISAEMEKA OGBU, during a press briefing, lamented the lack of adequate security for the health workers, which according to them could weaken their willingness and dedication to work.

OGBU noted that after an emergency general meeting, the association highlighted some areas that need the urgent attention of the management of the hospital.

While stressing that the provision of security cannot be done by the management alone, the resident doctors called on both state and federal governments to rise to their responsibilities of protecting lives and property by ensuring that the safety of UNTH workers is guaranteed.

They also called on the host communities,ITUKU and OZALLA, to work out a template for safeguarding the hospital, which they are benefitting greatly from.

Urban radio correspondent IFEOMA NWABUFOH reports that there have been two incidents of kidnapping at the UNTH,  one which occurred last year, while the second took place about two weeks ago.

Written by: Ella Adike

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