The every day hazard fees for COVID-19 frontline health employees in Abuja as authorized by the FCT Minister has been announced.
It was revealed that physicians who care for Coronavirus patients will get a hazard fee of 50,000 Naira per day.
Nurses, lab scientists and pharmacists will get a hazard fee of 30,000 Naira per day, and ward heads, cleaners and drivers who take care of Coronavirus patients will get a hazard fee of 20,000 Naira per day.
The announcement was made after physicians cried out that they are putting their lives on the line only to get 5,000 Naira hazard fees.
Following the announcements, doctors replied, declaring that the 50,000 Naira only applies for those in the frontline in the battle towards Coronavirus and the rest of them get only 5,000 Naira per month, not per day.