Nigerian medical doctors go on strike
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, have introduced the graduation of an indefinite strike starting from right now March 17th, amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.
Rising from an emergency assembly this morning, the medical doctors in an announcement launched by its president, Roland Aigbovo, mentioned they deliberated extensively on the well being menace posed by the coronavirus scare, their work situations, and affected person care earlier than arriving on the “tough determination to go on an indefinite strike.”
According to the aggrieved medical doctors, the choice to embark on the strike right now is as a result of failure of the FCT administration to pay them their fundamental salaries for greater than two months.
Aigbovo mentioned there was wage irregularities and shortfalls for the reason that migration to the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System by the FCTA.
This determination comes hours after a 3rd case of Coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos state.