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Strike: Some Resident doctors receiving multiple salaries – Rep Sununu



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The Chairman, Home of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Companies, Rep. Tanko Sununu, says numerous resident medical doctors working in federal establishments are receiving a number of salaries.

Sununu mentioned this whereas briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja over the continued strike by the Nigeria Affiliation of Resident Docs (NARD).

“Let me cite an instance, within the record of names submitted to the Funds Workplace, there have been many names of medical doctors showing in a number of hospitals.

“An account is receiving wage fee greater than as soon as in a month, which I used to be known as by the Funds Workplace that if I can signal an enterprise, then their salaries might be paid,” he mentioned.

Sununu, nonetheless, mentioned that he insisted on a no reply, including that the fitting factor should be achieved and the record was sorted out to appropriate the anomaly.

In accordance with him, those who had acquired a number of salaries and the hospitals concerned had been sorted and forwarded to the committee.


He mentioned that the committee would desk it earlier than the home for needed motion, including that the fitting factor should be achieved to finish the present NARD strike.

Sununu known as on the putting medical doctors to tamper justice with mercy, stressing that Nigerians believed that their calls for had been real, however there have been processes to attain such calls for.

“On behalf of the speaker, the Nationwide Meeting, we stand to make sure that everyone is revered accordingly, however now we have to additionally observe due course of,” he mentioned.

He mentioned the allegation that the Minister of Labour and Productiveness was not prepared to fulfill the putting medical doctors was as a consequence of a communication hole.

“I consider that NARD not assembly the minister is because of communication hole, even whereas we had been seated, the minister known as me to replace me on growth, this is probably not the precise demand of NARD, however the minister is doing rather a lot,” he mentioned.


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