Resident Doctors Suspend National Strike

According to reports, 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 association’s president elect, Mr. Chinaka Ugochukwu, announced this via a text message to Channels Television health correspondent in Abuja.

The president elect also assured that details about the decisions will be announced by the association, at a press briefing on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

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

However, tge association assured the federal government after a long meeting on Wednesday, September 6, that they would only suspend the strike after members get credit alert from their banks to indicate payments of parts of the salary arrears the government is owing to them.

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