Resident doctors strike continues despite meeting with govt delegation
The strike by resident doctors will proceed despite a meeting between them and a federal authorities delegation, officers have mentioned.
The meeting in Abuja ended within the early hours of Thursday between the leaders of the placing doctors, NARD, and a federal authorities delegation that included the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, and that of well being, Isaac Adewole.
An announcement by the labour ministry after the meeting which lasted a number of hours mentioned the strike would proceed till at the very least Friday when the doctors are anticipated to satisfy to evaluate the supply by the federal government on their calls for together with fee of wage arrears owed.
”The meeting agreed that NARD nationwide officers is to current the result of the re-negotiated Memorandum of Terms of settlement to an emergency meeting of its members by Friday September eight, 2017 with a view to suspending the strike as soon as there’s proof of fee of the mandate as introduced to the meeting, to the affected establishments,” the assertion famous
The strike has crippled actions in a number of public hospitals throughout Nigeria.