Staff of the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH on Friday, took to the streets to celebrate the exit of the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital, Prof. Edward Banwat, whose tenure came to an end on the 31st of December 2021, after 8 years.
The staff displaying placards bearing various inscriptions described the former CMD’s tenure as an “evil era” and the man himself as a “heartless, stone cold tyrant”
According to the Secretary of JOHESU, Comrade David Atu, Banwat stopped Christmas bonus to staff of JUTH and staff welfare was never priotised during his tenure.
He said up till now, they have not been paid their salaries and the hospital has no consumables, while both the MRI and CT scan machines are malfunctioning.
Atu further claimed that patients are reffered to Bauchi most times.