NMA threatens to join NARD industrial action over pay arrears

Written by on August 14, 2021

The Nigeria Medical Association NMA has chided both Federal and State Governments for the lingering strike action of the National Association of Resident Doctors which had paralyzed hospitals across the country to the detriment of the Nigerian people.

It also warned that it would join forces if resident doctors were not paid all their due wages and the strike lingers.

The NMA in a statement issued on Friday, signed by its Chairman on Inter Affiliate Affairs, Dr Rosemary Uzowulu, titled, “High cost of governance maintained yet payment of doctors to avert health sector destruction a failure from government”, described the ongoing strike as uncalled for if those in corridors of power were sincere.

The body of doctors accused the political leaders of playing a game with the health of Nigerians because they could afford overseas medical treatment.

Credit: FRCN

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