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Following the reported initiation of an inconclusive strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Monday, a previous Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has encouraged President Muhammadu Buhari to do everything conceivable to get the wellbeing laborers back to the arrangement table quickly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It had before announced that following the termination of its notification, NARD had started an across the country strike.

NARD President, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, had cautioned that the specialists would set out on a modern activity if the Federal Government neglected to fulfill its needs.

In a round Sunday night, the body requested its individuals across the country to down instruments.

The decision was consequent upon the 14 days ultimatum “served the government for indefinite strike action, in accordance with the resolution of the Ordinary General Meeting of the Association on May 29.”

NARD told all resident doctors, medical officers below the rank of Principal Medical Officer and House Officers across all the Federal and State hospitals in Nigeria, to embark “on a total and indefinite strike”.

The strike took effect 12:01 am on Monday, June 15 2020.

Reacting, Ezekwesili in a tweet on her official Twitter page on Monday, called for ‘dialogue’.

She said: “Oh No! @[email protected]@[email protected] should do EVERYTHING possible to get them back to the negotiation table immediately.


The decision was consequent upon the 14 days ultimatum “served the government for indefinite strike action, in accordance with the resolution of the Ordinary General Meeting of the Association on May 29.”

NARD told all resident doctors, medical officers below the rank of Principal Medical Officer and House Officers across all the Federal and State hospitals in Nigeria, to embark “on a total and indefinite strike”.

The strike took effect 12:01 am on Monday, June 15 2020.

Reacting, Ezekwesili in a tweet on her official Twitter page on Monday, called for ‘dialogue’.

She said: “Oh No! @[email protected]@[email protected] should do EVERYTHING possible to get them back to the negotiation table immediately.


“We all know the Doctors and other Health Workers have a strong case as evidenced by our dysfunctional Health System but DIALOGUE, please.”
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