The National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike and has directed its members to resume work tomorrow (Monday) after the National Executive Council meeting held at the trauma center of the National Hospital,on Saturday in Abuja.
According to The President of NARD, Dr Muhammad Adamu Askira, the suspension of the strike was to enable the government implement the agreements reached within the agreed time frame. He stated that “Work will resume from Monday June 27 2016 at 8am. This is with the view to relieve the impact of the strike on average Nigerians. We assure all our members to remain calm as they resume their normal duties and that no one would be victimized for taking part in this struggles.”
“In view of the genuine intervention of the National Assembly’s, particularly the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara the Hon. Speaker and other key stakeholders, NARD hereby suspends the ongoing nationwide indefinite strike so as to enable government implement the agreements reached within the agreed time frame on or before July 14 2016.