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FG must meet our demands, resident doctors insist

FG must meet our demands, resident doctors insist
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors  has given a condition to avert its planned nationwide strike.

Related News Resident doctors knock Abia over 26-month unpaid salaries Plateau hospital resident doctors begin indefinite strike over salary deductions Resident doctors knock Abia, three others over unpaid salaries Other demands include the payment of the skipping arrears for 2014, 2015 and 2016 to deserving members and immediate payment of consequential adjustment of minimum wage to its members who have not benefitted since it was implemented several years ago.The National Publicity of the NARD, Dr Alfa Yusuf, in an interview with one of our correspondents, said the association would shelve its planned strike if the Federal Government met its demands.The association’s  spokesman, Yusuf, in an interview with The PUNCH, explained that the union would meet at the expiration of the two weeks ultimatum to review the issues that were raised in the communique which it released after its National Executive Council meeting.1st August 2022 1st August 2022 The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors  has given a condition to avert its planned nationwide strike.

The group, had in a communiqué signed by its NARD Dr Dare Godiya Ishaya, after its meeting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, given the government two weeks to meet its demands, including the welfare of its members.The doctors are also demanding the immediate implementation and payment of the new Hazard Allowance and arrears as contained in the circular from the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission.

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