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Applicants Angry As Govt. Charges N7500 For Employment Into Teaching Hospital



A sum of N5,000 each has been requested from applicants seeking employment into Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu in Ogun State.

The sum is said to be for the application form, whether downloaded or obtained by hand.

Naija News understands also that those applying as Registrars must pay an additional N2,500 to obtain the residency handbook, making a total of N7,500.

A statement released by the management of the hospital in the form of job advertisement yesterday stated that applicants should visit to download the application form or visit the Administration Department of the Hospital.

“This form, whether downloaded or obtained from the hospital, attracts payment of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00) only and Two Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (2,500.00) only for the Residency Handbook (Registrars only).” the statement reads.

OOUTH is currently employing for the position of Registrars in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care; Chemical pathology and Immunology; Community Medicine and Primary Care; ENT/ORL; Family Medicine; Haematology and BIood Transfusion; Internal Medicine Medical Microbiology and Parasitology and so on.

According to the management, the salary and other benefits/allowances are as approved by the Ogun State Government.

Also to be recruited includes the positions of nurses, pharmacists, laboratory scientists and all other categories and cadres of healthcare professionals needed at the hospital.

However, some of the state’s indigenes have cried out over the development. They opined that the government shouldn’t be charging job seekers in the state as some qualified unemployed youths may not have the finance to apply.

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