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Doctors’ strike: Reps leadership to parlay with Finance Minister




The Management of the Home of Representatives will invite the Minister of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning, Zainab Ahmed, over the commercial motion by the Nigerian resident docs.


That is in accordance with the Speaker of the Home, Femi Gbajabiamila

Mr. Gbajabiamila stated the assembly will assist to implore amicable resolutions to the deadlock between Docs and the Federal Authorities.

It will be recalled that the Docs, days in the past known as off its 10 days strike.

Gbajabiamila who visited the Nationwide Secretariat of the Affiliation on Tuesday stated the assembly with the Minister shall be concerning the execution of the Memorandum of Motion entered into between the federal government and members of the Nationwide Affiliation of Resident Docs (NARD).

In a press release by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, Gbajabiamila stated the problem of Hazard Allowance shall be included within the 2021 supplementary funds.

“All the problems shall be addressed. We’re seeking to come to an affordable and acceptable hazard allowance in addition to the coaching fund, which when the supplementary funds is launched, we hope and count on to justify why this needs to be accommodated

“We’ll do every little thing we have to do to see how we are able to seize that.

“We’re inviting Finance Minister subsequent week in order that we are able to discuss and see how, as greatest as we are able to, accommodate all these points and cement the Memorandum of Motion”.

Earlier, the President of the Affiliation, Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi knowledgeable the speaker that the Docs already signed a memorandum of Motion with the Federal Authorities.

He additionally recommended the Speaker for visiting the Secretariat of the Affiliation.

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