• April 13, 2021

Payment Of Upgraded Hazard Allowances To Health Workers In Nigeria Kicks off

By Franca Joseph, For Agenda Watchdog, April 28, 2020

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The payment of Upgraded Hazard allowances for frontline health workers in Nigeria involved in the ongoing efforts against #COVID-19, has commenced in full force, according to the Federal Government, via a statement by the  Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, during a routine briefing session of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #COVID-19 in Abuja.

According to the minister, the upgraded allowances, which includes insurance covers for the frontline health workers, Special #COVID-19 Hazard and inducement Allowance of 50 percent of the consolidate basic salary, is the culmination of a Memorandum Of Understanding signed by the government and representatives of health bodies in the country.  

Agenda Watchdog

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