The Nigerian Affiliation of Resident Docs, NARD, has threatened to embark on one other nationwide strike ranging from the seventh of September, 2020.
The affiliation in a press release signed by the President, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, Secretary, Dr. Bilqis Mohammad, and the Publicity Secretary, Dr. Egbogu Stanley, disclosed that the strike will start after the 21-day ultimatum given to the Federal Authorities elapsed on August 17.
Based on the Affiliation, the Federal Authorities is but to implement the residency funding, coronavirus allowance, hazard allowance, and likewise excellent wage shortfall of 2014, 2015, and 2016.
The assertion learn “NEC resolved to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike from Monday seventh of September 2020 by 8:00 am till the next the Federal authorities meets the situations given to it by the union.
”We demand quick cost of the Medical Residency Coaching funding to all her members as accepted within the revised 2020 finances, provision of real group life assurance, and likewise loss of life in service advantages for all well being staff.
”We additionally demand that the federal government Pays excellent April/Might and June COVID-19 inducement allowance to all well being staff, willpower of the revised hazard allowance for all well being staff as agreed in earlier conferences with related stakeholders.
”Additionally, quick cost of the wage shortfalls of 2014, 2015 and 2016 ought to be applied.
“Docs working beneath the varied tertiary well being establishments ought to be positioned on acceptable wage grade.
”Lastly, the Common implementation of the Medical Residency Coaching Act of 2017 in all state tertiary well being establishments, cost of all arrears owed our members in Federal and states tertiary well being establishments, arising from the consequential adjustment of the nationwide minimal wage ought to be applied as nicely.”