Recall that the Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors revealed their plans to embark on a strike due to some unresolved issues with the Federal Government. Read Here
However, The Resident Doctors on Thursday commenced a Nationwide strike irrespective of the Federal Government’s efforts to halt the strike.
Meanwhile, the Association explained via its Twitter handle @nard_nigeria that;
“Nigerians must understand that we love them and the strike is not intended to hurt them but to challenge the Nigerian government @MBuhari @Fmohnigeria @LabourMinNG whose responsibilities amongst others is to care for her citizens and labour force to do the needful.”
Confirming the commencement of the strike, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, President of the Union said the strike began at 8am .