Doctors begin strike in Nigeria amid crisis
Doctors begin strike in Nigeria amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country which has now affected several states in the country since it broke out
9jatalkative reports that the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria have on Monday began a nationwide strike
This happens after the expiration of a 14-day ultimatum which was earlier issued out by the resident doctors in Nigeria
Dr Aliyu Sokomba, the NARD President, announced this while addressing a press conference in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, on Monday, June 15, 2020
The NARD President said the union has decided to exempt its members working in various coronavirus (COVID-19) isolation and treatment centres across the country.
The President, Sokomba, however stated that exemption of the members attending to coronavirus patients is for two weeks before they join the industrial action.
This is a very bad news for Nigeria due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which has greatly affected the country
The Coronavirus outbreak has affected several sectors in the country amid rumours that the doctors were being owed allowances
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