Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Resident Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike


After several warning strikes to press home their demands to no avail, the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action from Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

The association’s president, Dr Jibril Abdullahi, who spoke with reporters today in Kano said the decision to embark on strike though painful, is as a result of the Federal Government’s refusal to meet its demands.
The Resident Doctors’ demands include the following:
• That the payment of the arrears of salaries owed to House Officers has been cash backed and would be effected within the second week of September;

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