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COVID-19: Nigerian Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

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Nigerian Resident Doctors have finally fulfilled their threat to the federal government by kick-starting a nationwide strike after despite the rising cases of COVID-19  pandemic.

Naja News recalls that the Doctors had threatened to commence a nationwide strike after the expiration of a 14-day ultimatum given to President Muhammadu Buhari led government.

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD )President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, who announced this  via a communique made available to Naija news

According to the communique he stated that the union has decided to exempt its members working in various coronavirus (COVID-19) isolation and treatment centres across the country.

Dr Sokomba, however, stated that exemption of the members attending to COVID-19 patients was for two weeks before they join the industrial action.

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