The associations are Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria and the Association of Resident Doctors.
SERAP made the letter for the request to Adewole known in a statement on Sunday.
Dr Femi Bankole, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Dele Arigbabu Neurosurgical Foundation of LUTH’s Neurosurgery Department, made the assertion on Wednesday in Lagos.
Agabi, who works at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos.
It would be recalled be that the Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, had on Tuesday directed the CMDs and Medical Directors of Federal Government tertiary health institutions to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors
NAN Correspondents, who visited the hospital, report that only the resident doctors were not working, while other categories of health workers were seen rendering skeletal services
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the doctors, who were dressed in their medical kits, went round the hospital complex chanting various anti-management songs
Alagbe said: "As of today, none of our members have received the December and January salaries
The groups, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre and Women Arise for Change Initiative, made the plea during a walk to campaign against maternal death in Nigeria
The Vice President of the Association, Dr. Afolabi Akinkunmi, said the protest was in response to the Federal Government’s decision to sack 16,000 resident doctors nationwide