The Lagos State Government has urged striking doctors, under the aegis of Medical Guild, Lagos to suspend their strike.
The Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, in a statement, assured residents of the state that while negotiation was ongoing, services at all state-owned health facilities could still be accessed.
Omotosho said the state government was trying its best to meet the demands of the striking doctors.
The Chairman, Medical Guild, Lagos, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, confirmed that negotiation between the Guild and the state government was ongoing.
He said, “We had a meeting with the representatives of the state government on Sunday and today (Monday). There is also a meeting scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday), in a bid to resolve our demands.”