The strike embarked by the Nigerian Medical Association to press home their demand may not end soon as the Association has again issued another 21 days notice to federal government to fully resolve all agreement made with all its affiliates members.
This decision was reached at the end of a 3-days National Executive Council meeting of the Association recently held in Benin City, Edo state.
The president of the group, Professor Innocent Ujah, said the Nigerian Medical Association fully supports all her Affiliates in their efforts to improve the Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria and the Welfare of her members.
“After due consideration NEC put the Federal Government on a 21 days notice to fully resolve all the issues contained in the various agreements signed with Affiliate members of the Nigerian Medical Association (including MDCAN, MEDSABAMS and NARD).
‘The various industrial disputes involving the different affiliates of the Association was exhaustively reviewed. Taking into cognizance the various agreements of the Affiliates, the Nigerian Medical Association and the Federal Government of Nigeria”.
Professor Ujah added that the Association through its NEC will do all within its power to ensure that no doctor shall be victimized for participating or not participating in the strike action by NARD.
‘In the event that the FG fails to implement the agreements after the expiration of the 21- days notice, NMA shall summon an Emergency Delegate Meeting to review the progress made on the implementation of the agreements.