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Thursday, 14 September 2017

Striking Resident Doctors Call Off Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended the strike action it embarked upon a week ago, after hours of a secret meeting with the Minister of Health.



The group’s president elect, Mr. Chinaka Ugochukwu, announced the suspension via a text message to Channels Television health correspondent in Abuja. He also gave assurances that details about the decisions will be made public by the association, at a press briefing on Thursday, September 14, 2017.


NARD had on Monday, September 4, declared an indefinite strike action to protest poor welfare of members and demand for improved conditions of service.


 The doctors, however, assured the federal government after a marathon meeting on Wednesday, September 6, that they would only suspend the strike after members get credit alert from their banks, indicating payments of parts of the salary arrears that the government is owing to them.


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12 comments:

  1. Good. After so many patients must have died, they are calling it off.

    Doctors and Federal Government, una judgement dey God's hands.

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    1. Please! After all the long hours without pay, what do you expect them to do . If you put yourself in their shoes you wouone making such a statement.

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    2. Mumus, have their grievances been taken care of? NO. Their leaders have been settled and then next time they will still embark on another senseless strike endangering the life of Nigerians

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    3. Let the govt do the right thing. They are humans too and have families that they need to take care of. If they don't keep fighting,the government won't take them serious

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  2. Finally. Hope a lasting solution was put in place o.we don't want to hear you guys are planning one in the coming months.
    Sadly it's the masses that end up suffering more tho.

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  3. Its a mad cycle, @ the end of the day innocents suffer. Lord why us? How can a country have so much resources still.......

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  4. Two IPOB members have been shot by the Army in Umuahia.Every shop has closed,most civil servants are in doors.Put Aba/Umuahia in ur prayers ooo

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    1. Which prayers? Sense fall on them.

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    2. I will rather pray for Togo than pray for people who have refused to use their brain

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  5. Don't blame them,they have families too and responsibilities

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  6. Nigeria. Na God hand we dey. I no go blame the doctors jare, them too have their needs. Thank God for the call off.

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  7. see their faces like fulani herdsmen....

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