In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 07th, September, 2020

Resident Medical doctors Embark On Nationwide Strike

Resident Doctors Embark On Nationwide Strike




The Nigeria Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors has commenced nationwide strike in the present day (Monday) because the federal authorities failed to fulfill with its management.


Accordng to Punch, NARD mentioned the Nigerian Medical Affiliation, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives and others ought to help the battle for upward evaluation of its hazard allowance from the paltry sum of N5,000.


The Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Dr Stanley Egbogu, instructed The PUNCH on Sunday that the federal government had not invited NARD for a gathering regardless of notifying them.


He mentioned, “The Federal Authorities has not invited us to a gathering after we notified them that we’ll be continuing on strike. We now have directed all our members throughout the nation each federal and state establishments to recommence the strike we suspended on June 22, 2020.

“We name on all different unions within the well being sector, the NMA, PSN, NANNM to help this battle for upward evaluation of our hazard allowance from the paltry sum of N5,000.

“The reality is that the present hazard can’t be in comparison with the each day dangers of hazard we face on daily basis from the present coronavirus to the Hepatitis B and C viruses. The dangers is simply an excessive amount of for N5,000.”


Recall that NARD had resolved to start an indefinite strike with impact from Monday, September 7 2020.


The organisation was demanding fee of the medical residency coaching funding to all its members as authorized within the revised 2020 price range and fee of the excellent April/Could and June COVID-19 inducement allowances to all well being staff, amongst others.

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