The national association of resident doctors of Nigeria, NARD, has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the federal government fails to meet their demands.
The NARD gave the federal government a 21-day notice, stating that the resolution was reached by members at the end of the association’s extraordinary executive council.
According to the NARD’s President, Dr. Muhammad Askira, the ultimatum took effect from April 4.
He also listed some of the demands on behalf of the group as payments of members’ salaries till date and appropriate placement of members in states and federal tertiary hospitals across the nation. Others are reversal of sacked members in some hospitals as well As appropriate funding Of residency training programme