Resident Doctors suspend nationwide strike

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The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its nationwide strike.

The association has however agreed to return to work today, Saturday.

National President of the association, Innocent Orji confirmed the development on Friday evening.

“Good evening. We just suspended the strike. Work to resume 8 am tomorrow,” he said, continuing that, “We will review the progress made in two weeks.”

The doctors had planned w nationwide protest to press home their eight demands including the recruitment of more persons to replace doctors who have migrated or those who passed on.

“Our members are suffering. Nigerians are suffering too. When you don’t have the right number of doctors in the hospital, there is no way it is not going to affect the healthcare service delivery system. And nobody has come out to tell us that what we are saying is not true,” he maintained.

“The government on its own set up a ministerial committee that came up with a guideline since February this year, why hasn’t that guideline been circularised?” he asked.

He accused the government of failing to meet the doctors’ demands.

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its nationwide strike.

The association has however agreed to return to work today, Saturday.

National President of the association, Innocent Orji confirmed the development on Friday evening.

“Good evening. We just suspended the strike. Work to resume 8 am tomorrow,” he said, continuing that, “We will review the progress made in two weeks.”

The doctors had planned w nationwide protest to press home their eight demands including the recruitment of more persons to replace doctors who have migrated or those who passed on.

“Our members are suffering. Nigerians are suffering too. When you don’t have the right number of doctors in the hospital, there is no way it is not going to affect the healthcare service delivery system. And nobody has come out to tell us that what we are saying is not true,” he maintained.

“The government on its own set up a ministerial committee that came up with a guideline since February this year, why hasn’t that guideline been circularised?” he asked.

He accused the government of failing to meet the doctors’ demands.

Resident Doctors suspend nationwide strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its nationwide strike.

The association has however agreed to return to work today, Saturday.

National President of the association, Innocent Orji confirmed the development on Friday evening.

“Good evening. We just suspended the strike. Work to resume 8 am tomorrow,” he said, continuing that, “We will review the progress made in two weeks.”

The doctors had planned w nationwide protest to press home their eight demands including the recruitment of more persons to replace doctors who have migrated or those who passed on.

“Our members are suffering. Nigerians are suffering too. When you don’t have the right number of doctors in the hospital, there is no way it is not going to affect the healthcare service delivery system. And nobody has come out to tell us that what we are saying is not true,” he maintained.

“The government on its own set up a ministerial committee that came up with a guideline since February this year, why hasn’t that guideline been circularised?” he asked.

He accused the government of failing to meet the doctors’ demands.

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