JUST IN: Resident doctors suspend strike, give FG four weeks

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The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its strike, which started on April 1, 2021.

President of the NARD, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, said that the suspension was based on some good comebacks from the negotiations with the government.

He however gave the government a four-week ultimatum to meet their sundry demands.

He said: “The strike has been suspended. The government gave us some good comebacks from our negotiations.

Deal of the day

“We had an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting an hour ago, and we decided to suspend the strike for four weeks.”