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Resident doctors declare indefinite strike



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The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has declared an indefinite strike. President of the association, Dr Orji Emeka Innocent, in a statement said the strike will commence at 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 25.

He said the strike was declared during the National Executive Council meeting of the association in Lagos.

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The association is demanding the immediate payment of the 2023 Medical Residency Training Fund (MRTF), immediate release of the circular on one-for-one replacement, payment of skipping arrears and upward review of CONMESS in line with full salary restoration to the 2014 value of CONMESS.

Recall that the association had issued a two-week ultimatum to the Federal Government on July 5 demanding the implementation of all its demands.

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