Resident Doctors Strike Continues After 13-hour Meeting with FG

The industrial action embarked on by members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) will not be called off today.

This was coming after a 13-hour meeting held with the federal government’s negotiation team containing the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; and the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Labour, the strike action would continue pending resolution of NARD members on the re-negotiated Memorandum of Terms of Settlement.

”The meeting agreed that NARD national officers will present the outcome of the re-negotiated Memorandum of Terms of settlement to an emergency meeting of its members by Friday September 8, 2017 with a view to suspending the strike once there is evidence of payment of the mandate as presented to the meeting, to the affected institutions,” the statement read.

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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