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Resident doctors give FG 72-hour ultimatum to pay salary arrears




The Federal Authorities has been given a 72-hour ultimatum by the Nigerian Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors to pay its members being owed Medical Residency Coaching Fund and wage arrears.

The Resident Medical doctors additionally urged the federal government withdraw the lawsuit filed towards docs earlier than the Nationwide Industrial Court docket within the curiosity of peace.

The NARD in a communiqué issued on the finish of its forty first Annual Normal Assembly held in Bauchi State on Saturday, collectively signed by its President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, and the Secretary Normal, Jerry Isogun, expressed concern on the Federal Authorities’s continued failure to comply with their calls for.

The resident docs notet their dedication to proceed with the indefinite strike, which started on August 2, 2021, till their minimal calls for are met.

The AGM, specifically, demanded that the Federal Authorities ought to make sure the cost of the Medical Residency Coaching fund inside 72 hours because the cash meant for it’s out there and verification of the record for cost has been accomplished.

The resident docs additionally demanded cost of the arrears of salaries of their members on GIFMIS platform inside 72 hours whereas the migration course of continues.

The communique looked for the cost of their withheld August and September salaries.

I assumed it was April idiot when docs began strike – Ngige

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