How govt made us suspend strike with ‘Trade Dispute Act’ — Ishaya, Resident Doctors’ President

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How govt made us suspend strike with ‘Trade Dispute Act’ — Ishaya, Resident Doctors’ President
Dr. Godiya Ishaya, NARD President

By Chioma Obinna, LAGOS

The President of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, Dr Godiya Ishaya, has explained to Vanguard why the doctors suspended their strike action, which had entered the 63rd day.

Vanguard had reported that the doctors called of their strike and would be resuming at their duty posts on Wednesday.

In chat with Vanguard on Monday, Dr. Ishaya said it was not like the Federal Government met all their demands, but that there was a stalemate when government invoked the Trade Dispute Act, saying some agreements cannot be implemented if they are not at work.

Also, he said, the decision to suspend the strike was reached after a review of the progress they had made and not based on Nigeria Medical Association, NMA’s advice on Sunday.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper