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Strike continues as resident doctors 'midnight meeting' ends in deadlock





- The meeting by executives of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has hit a deadlock

- The meeting was aimed at reviewing federal government's offers to the striking doctors

- The doctors have argued that all their demands must be met by the federal government before the strike would be called off

The ongoing resident doctors' strike will continue as the meeting of the executive officials of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) hit a deadlock.

The meeting which was held by NARD to review government's recent offers to the association started at 11 pm on Tuesday, September 12, and ended at 7 am on Wednesday, September 13, for a break, Premium Times reports.

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It was also gathered that doctors present at the meeting venue argued all through the night over the ongoing strike.

They argued on whether the strike would continue until the federal government meets all of the association's demands.

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Meanwhile, NARD's president was said to have left the venue of the meeting to the Ministry of Health to obtain a letter of guarantee that could influence the association's decision at the meeting which will reconvene at 10 am.

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NAIJ.com earlier reported that the resident doctors in Nigeria commenced a nationwide strike on Monday, September 4 over federal government's inability to meet their demands.

The doctor's NAIJ.com gathered had rejected government's promissory offer and maintained that all their demands be met.

The ongoing strike has however, stalled activities in government owned hospitals with patients left to their own fate.

You can watch this video of a recent protest against the stet of the nation as covered by NAIJ.com:

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Source: Naij.com

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