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Reports have it that as a result of non payment of COVID-19 allowances, the National Association of Resident Doctors NARD will embark on an indefinite strike action beginning from June 15.

Dr Aliyu Sokomba NARD president in a statement said that the government has being insensitive to the demands of doctors. He said doctors in Isolation wards and treatment centers for COVID-19 will not be exempted from the strike action once it begins. 

Below are the demands of the resident doctors:

– Stoppage of Illegal deductions of Salaries some state government

– Refund of illegally deducted salaries

-Non-payment of salaries of some members

-Non-payment of COVID19 inducement allowances

-Inadequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment

-Harassment and Assault of Doctors in the line of duty.

– Failure of government to provide life insurance for doctors and other health workers in the frontline.

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