April 17, 2024 12:41 pm
Search

Stats

1 Shares

Sponsored

NEWS

Abbas Takes Action: Forms Representatives Committee for Crucial Talks with Tinubu, addressing Impending Resident Doctors’ Strike

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, seeks to prevent an upcoming strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) by meeting with President Bola Tinubu.

In a closed-door meeting with NARD’s national leadership in Abuja, Abbas also established an ad hoc committee to engage all stakeholders and address the issues at hand.

Abbas appealed to the resident doctors to grant the house leadership a two-week window to find solutions to their demands.

NARD previously issued a two-week ultimatum to the Federal Government, demanding the implementation of their requests. These requests include the recruitment of more clinical staff in hospitals, immediate infrastructural development, a minimum allocation of 15 percent of the budget to healthcare, and the prompt payment of the 2023 medical residency training fund, among other demands.

The residents doctors’ warning of an industrial action followed an assessment of the government’s implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on May 19, 2023. The MoU was agreed upon after a five-day warning strike conducted by the Association on May 17, 2023.

The doctors, represented by NARD President Orji Innocent, Secretary General Chikezie Kelechi, and Publicity and Social Secretary Umar Musa, jointly called on the government to address outstanding arrears, including hazard allowances, skipping arrears from 2014 to 2016, and arrears related to minimum wage.

The doctors argue that the government has no justifiable reason for failing to fulfill their financial obligations, including arrears and allowances.

Get Mailed when an update on this breaks

Follow Trennews

Trennews

Reporting

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Responses
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Sponsored

TrenApps

…activities to grow your tokens

General

Dizcuz

Leave Comments on Posts

TLSC

Trentimes Link Share Club. Share links in bulk

Trenconnect

Complete 3 tasks on WhatsApp and get paid

Trennews

Share news and earn in cycles

Farming & Interest

cropped 1folio.net

1folio

Farm Trencoins and grow them

Content

PostPad

Create and publish content

Add Sequence

For creating courses and tutorials

Your Referral link

Share & Earn!

Gat Paid & Cycle N1000 when you reshare any news with your unique link given you. Join Trentimes Share & Earn

Login or Sign Up to Support Trennews

Upon Registration, You will be credited with 27TTC

Login | Register

Join Trentimes and Earn Money for Expressing Yourself!

Create a voice online and make money. Trentimes gives you a chance to share your thoughts and ideas, and even get paid for them. Be part of our community today and start earning from your content. Sign up now!