COVID-19: 55,031 health workers receive N4.64bn hazard allowance – FG

lai Mohammed addressing newsmen on hazard allowance

The federal government has disclosed that health workers in the country received N4.64bn as Special Hazard Allowance to a total of 55,031 Health workers in 35 Covid-19 designated hospitals and medical centres. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this at a press conference he addressed in Abuja on Sunday. The disclosure came shortly before the National Association of Resident Doctors suspended its strike. However, the minister describes the strike as inexplicable. The tweets further breakdown the payment categories. “The Special Hazard Allowances are being paid on this…

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