Nigerian Doctors Embark On Striker Due To Coronavirus Epidemic
3 weeks ago yakubu 0
As the deadly Coronavirus epidemic keeps hitting and bitting many countries around the world, the crisis of the COVID-19 has made doctors in the Nigerian capital city, Abuja, on Tuesday announced their proceeding on an “indefinite strike”.
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, announced their decision about an hour after the third case of Covid19 was confirmed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos.
The doctors said they deliberated extensively on the health threat posed by the coronavirus scare, their work conditions, and patient care before arriving at the “difficult decision.”
In a statement signed by its president, Roland Aigbovo, the association said the mass action followed the failure of the FCT administration to pay them their basic salaries for more than two months.
The doctors said they are embarking on the Strike at this crucial hour of the happenings in the world so that the government can listen and pay them