Monday, 2 May 2016

Update on Resident Doctors nationwide strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has shifted its planned nationwide strike by two weeks. The strike that was to commence on April 25 will now begin on May 9.

The National President of the association, Dr Muhammad Askira, made the disclosure while addressing a news conference in Kano on Sunday. Askira said the decision to shift the date of the strike was taken after the extraordinary meeting of the National Executive Council of the association held on April 26 in Sokoto.

He said after deliberations on the progress made so far, the NEC decided to shift the strike by two weeks. According to him, the decision to shift the strike followed the prompt intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari during a meeting with NMA National leadership as contained in a statement released by his SSA on media. Let’s hope the strike never holds.

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