Nurses at the Connaught hospital yesterday refused to work claiming that their allowances had not been paid.
The large number of nurses, who had started their protest since Sunday night, also claimed that their colleagues had died while the latest causality to the Ebola virus,was a staff nurse Hajaratu Serry, who had worked with the late Dr. Modupeh Cole.
The nurses were addressed by the new Deputy Minister of Health, Madina Rahman, Deputy Minister of Public and Political Affairs Karamoko Kabbah,Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brima Kargbo, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Sarian Kamara and other officials of the Ministry.
The nurses claimed that the back-log of their allowances had not been paid while they have not been supplied with Protective gears (PPE's).
After a lot of angry [...]