Pharmacists Protest In Monrovia Over Salary Disparities

Several pharmacists in Monrovia protest at Executive Mansion against huge salary disparities; calls on government to pay according to qualification and settle other benefits

During the protest, the spokesperson of the group, Dr. George Sorbor told journalists, their action was intended to draw President Weah’s attention to the lack of welfare, salary disparity and other benefits for pharmacists across Liberia.

Dr. Sorbor stated that Pharmacists deserve better, and need to receive salaries in accordance with their various qualifications.

According to Dr. Sorbor, the aggrieved pharmacists engaged authorities of the Ministry of Health, Civil Service Agency and the Ministry of Finance concerning the matter, but there have been no redress.

The aggrieved pharmacists’ spokesperson threatened the group willingness to continue protesting until modalities are worked on by the CDC led government to address their concerns.

Credit: OK FM

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13604 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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