The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja, the nation’s federal capital territory after attending the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Naija News recalls President Buhari departed the shores of Abuja, Nigeria for New York in America last Sunday to participate in the world meeting.
He returned to Nigeria through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport with his plane touching down at about 5:20 am on Sunday, 26th September.
It was gathered that upon landing at the airport, Buhari was immediately transported to the presidential villa in Abuja.
While in New York, the Nigerian leader apart from the UN general assembly meeting, also held some high-level meetings and interactions while in the United States.
Meanwhile, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has asked the federal government to pay salary arrears of its members within the next 72 hours.
Naija News reports that the NARD stated this in a press conference held on Saturday, after the swearing-in of new NARD executives held in Bauchi state.
Speaking to newsmen, the new president of the association, Dare Ishaya, stated that the strike will continue until the minimum demands of the association are met.
He said: “Annual general meeting unanimously resolved by votes to continue the total and indefinite strike action until our minimum demands are met.
“The annual general meeting, in particular, demanded that the federal government should ensure the following urgently for the purpose of restoring normalcy to the health sector: payment of medical residency training within 72 hours, since the money meant for it is available and verification of the list for payment has been completed; payment of the arrears of salaries of our members on GIFMIS platform within 72 hours, while the migration process continues.”