By Chinenye Festus:-
Nigerian Doctors have described the Federal government’s threats of No Work no pay as the biggest and empty threats of the century.
They maintained that nothing will deter them from their resolve to continue with tee strike until their demand are fully met.
The President of National Association of Resident Doctors(NARD) Aliyu Sokomba while addressing the Threats of the Federal government to sack doctors who refused to resume their duties said :“Instead of them to address our demands, they are resorting to cheap blackmail that they will implement no work no pay and sack doctors,”.
They vowed to continue with the strike action if their demands are not met by the government.
Sokomba insisted that the resident doctors will not resume working, adding the government is not sincere with the health sector of the country.
Sokomba said that the association issued a 14 days’ ultimatum to the government which expired about 18 days ago.
The NARD leader also berated the minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, for saying the federal government is paying the hazard allowances of the doctors, saying the claim is a spurious lie flying in the face of fact..
We hope that both parties resolve this matter amicably and as urgent as possible because our country cannot have doctors striking when there’s a killer pandamic ravaging the whole world, which also increases on a daily basis in Nigeria.