Resident Doctors Suspend Strike, FG Approve N8.5bn Hazard Allowance.

National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, Thursday evening, announced the suspension of their nationwide strike, which it commenced on 7th September 2020

The meeting was attended virtually by 350 of its members, it was resolved to suspend the strike to allow the government time to address its demands, but would be reviewed in two weeks time

NEC noted that government has approved the release of 8.9 billion naira to offset the outstanding balance of April/May and June COVID-19 hazard inducement allowance to all health workers.

“NEC resolved to suspend the ongoing indefinite nationwide strike action from tomorrow 11th of September 2020 by 8 am however local chapters where the conditions of service have not improved should continue on the industrial action at the respective states until their demands are met to be reviewed in 2 weeks’ time.”

The communique read.

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