Resident doctors begin nationwide indefinite strike

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike.

NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, announced this while addressing a press conference on Monday in Abuja.

He noted that the union has decided to exempt its members working in various COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres across the country.

Amid COVID-19 upsurge, resident doctors begin indefinite strike ...

He explained that the union took the decision to go on strike as a result of the failed series of meetings between the doctors and the Federal Government over non-payment of salaries, amongst other issues.

He also decried the deplorable state of hospitals and the lack of protective equipment for members of the union treating COVID-19 patients.

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