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Strike: A Hungry Doctor Is A Dangerous Doctor, As NARD Appeals To Nigerians To Bear With Them

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has said that a hungry Doctor is a dangerous doctor.

Just as they appealed to Nigerians to bear with them for taking the stand on the ongoing strike.

The association is being hopeful that the Government shall do the needful as it pertains the welfare of our members thus curbing the ugly incidence of Brain drain.

Speaking on behalf of the association, the President NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abuja thanked Nigerians for their show of love and empathy towards
our cause.

According to him; “We are not unaware of the sufferings you all are going through due to government insincerity of purpose.

“It is one hundred and twenty days (120) TODAY since we headed your call to call off our industrial action following government memorandum of action. It is five
(5) years and eleven (11) months since we signed the memorandum of terms of settlement (MOTOS) yet Government has reneged.

“As you are aware, today the Government sued us to the National Industrial Court for adjudication.

“As a law-abiding association, we were in court as summoned, but the ministry of Labour was absent, and only the ministry of Health was present representing the federal government.

“The case was adjourned to 15th September 2021”,the statement further stated.

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