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Resident Doctors Issue Federal Government Ultimatum
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Resident Doctors Issue Federal Government Ultimatum

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have issued a July 19, 2023 ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet their demands, saying failure would lead to industrial disharmony in the country.

This is part of the resolutions taken at NARD’s Extra-Ordinary National Executive Council Meeting which held virtually yesterday, 5th July, 2023.

The resolutions were contained in a communique signed by the association’s president, Dr Orji Emeka Innocent, the Secretary General, Dr Chikezie Kelechi  and Publicity & Social Secretary, Dr Umar Musa, respectively.

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Their demands include immediate payment of the 2023 Medical Residency Training Fund,MRTF, as contained in the approved 2023 budget; payment of all outstanding arrears owed its members, including the hazard allowance and the skipping arrears of 2014-2016, and the arrears of consequential adjustment of minimum wage.

The association is also calling for the immediate payment of all salary arrears, implementation of the CONMESS salary structure and new hazard allowance and domestication of the Medical Residency Training Act and payment of the Medical Residency Training Fund to members in state tertiary health Institutions nationwide.

They also want an immediate implementation of minimum of 200% increment in the CONMESS salary structure, and upward review of the associated allowances.

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