Resident Doctors To Begin Nationwide Strike Monday

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has threatened to begin another nationwide strike starting from September 7.

The association in a statement signed by the President, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba; Secretary, Dr. Bilqis Mohammad, and the Publicity Secretary, Dr Egbogu Stanley, said the strike would commence after the 21-day ultimatum it gave to the Federal Government elapsed on August 17.

The doctors are demanding from the Federal Government the implementation of residency funding, COVID-19 allowance, hazard allowance as well as the outstanding salary shortfall of 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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