COVID- 19: Government Update On The Payment Of Nigeria Health Workers For COVID-19

By:Moyosore Olakanmi
June 22,2020

It was on Sunday, 21st June 2020 when the presidency Nigeria gave an update on the payment of Special Hazard Allowance N4,642,485,146.00 (4.642billion naira) to a total of 55,031 health workers in 35 COVID-19 designated hospital and medical centers.

The Special Hazard Allowance is paid on the basis of- ‘50% of Consolidated Basic salary to all workers in non-COVID-19 designated hospital and centers
40% of Consolidated Basic Salary to health workers in Non-COVID-19 designated centers and hospitals

10% of Consolidated Basic Salary to Non-Health Professionals engaged in those centers

20% of Consolidated Basic Salary as Special Allowance to all Health Workers directly managing Covid-19 patient in treatment and isolation centers ‘.

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