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Doctors strike: We Have Increased Health Workers hazard allowance by 400% – Sanwo-Olu

By Amidu Arije

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the hazard allowance of striking doctors has been increased by 400%.

Hazard allowance is one of the reasons the medical doctors embarked on 3 days warning.

Sanwo-Olu said: “Lagos State increased Hazard Allowance of All Health Workers by 400%, All frontline workers also got a Special Covid allowance asides their regular salary”.
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Speaking on tax issue which is also part of the grievances of the striking doctors, the Governor said only the law can answer the question because it is a component of the law not a personal decision.

He said Lagos Internal Revenue Service is the body that can advise the state on what to do regarding the issue of taxes.

“Tax is a component of the Law and not a personal decision for him to take unilaterally Lagos Internal Revenue Services is the body that can advise on it,” he said.

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