The National Association of Resident Doctors, on Saturday, finally called off its ongoing strike thereby calling on its members to resume work on Monday.
This was made known in a communique issued by the President of NARD, Muhammad Adamu Askira.Mr Askira said the National Assembly’s intervention, especially the Speaker of the House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, led to the calling off of the strike.
“In view of the genuine intervention of the Hon. Speaker and other key stakeholders, NARD hereby suspends the ongoing nationwide indefinite strike so as to enable government implement the agreements reached within the agreed time frame on or before July 14 2016.”
“Work will resume from Monday June 27 2016 at 8am. This is with the view to relieve the impact of the strike on average Nigerians. We assure all our members to remain calm as they resume their normal duties and that no one would be victimised for taking part in this struggles.”