The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the strike entered 19th day on Wednesday.
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Amodu made the plea at a news conference in Abuja in response to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made the appeal at a conciliatory meeting with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Wednesday in Abuja.
Delivering a ruling in an order of interim injunction, the vacation judge, Justice Ibrahim Galadima, also ordered that NARD resume duties forthwith pending determination of the pending motion on notice.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known at a media briefing on Sunday in Abuja.
This is not the first that that the Speaker would intervene in such a matter as he had last year held several meetings with the Resident Doctors and other health workers union, and convinced them not to embark on a planned strike at the time.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday in Abuja issued a 24-hour ultimatum to striking Resident Doctors to resume work or face mass sack.
The Association of Resident Doctors, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Chapter on Tuesday commenced a seven-day warning strike over allegations of intimidation and lack of basic amenities for workers.
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja has suspended the ongoing strike at the hospital.
The Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba,Lagos, on Friday embarked on indefinite strike over nonpayment of outstanding salaries and allowances.
Michael Olanrewaju, Chairman, Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory Chapter, on Monday appealed to the Federal Government to address the exodus of their colleagues from the country.
Ibadin disclosed this during interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Benin
Dr. Abdusalam Moruf, the President of the Association of Resident Doctors of LASUTH, made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos
The President of the association, Dr. Omojowolo Olubunmi, said in a statement that the resolution to resume strike was reached at an emergency general meeting of the association held on May 28
The National President of NARD, Dr. Jibril Abdullahi, said at a news conference in Abuja after its ordinary general meeting that some of the main issues were residency training and re-integration of its members into the IPPIS.
Others are payment of three months’ salary arrears owed doctors in Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State; failure to implement the Consolidated Medical Salary Structure; and eroding of the recent relativity restored by the latter after a distortion of over 20 years
On Monday, the President of the local NARD chapter, Dr. Babatunde Babasanya, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the government failed to pay the salaries as promised
He said NEC also demanded the release and implementation of the stakeholders’ agreement on residency training programme