Doctors refuse to call off strike despite 13-hour meeting with Federal Government

The National Association of Resident Doctors has refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal Government.

The meeting, which was held at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja ended in the early hours of today, had in attendance the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; and the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire.

According to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige the strike would continue until at least Friday when the Doctors are expected to meet to review the offer by the Government on their demands including payment of salary arrears owed.

Leave a Reply

RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube