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Striking doctors resume work Monday



Striking workers of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have called off its on-going nationwide indefinite strike, to resume work on Monday, June 27.

The president of NARD, Dr Muhammad Askira stated this in a communiqué issued at the end of its extraordinary national executive council meeting that took place at the trauma centre of the National Hospital, Abuja , adding that the suspension of the strike was to enable the government fulfill the agreements reached within the agreed time frame.

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He commended the role of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, but said his group will at the NEC meeting scheduled for July 25-30 review the progress of the intervention.

According to him, “In view of the genuine intervention of the Hon. Speaker and other key stakeholders, NARD hereby suspends the on-going nationwide indefinite strike action so as to enable government implement the agreements reached within the agreed time frame on or before 14th July 2016.” “Work will resume from Monday 27th June.”




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