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UCH Doctors Call off Two Month Old Strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors NARD, University College Hospital, UCH Chapter have called off its two months old strike action.

Speaking through the hospital’s Public Relations Officer Mr Toye Akinrinlola a substantial part of their demands had been met.

Mr Akinrinlola noted that salaries had been paid by the federal Government which necessitated their withdrawal.

Our health correspondent reports that activities have resumed at the hospital while patients and their relatives wore smiling faces over the development.

The Association had embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid four months salaries of some of its member.

The doctors had demanded, amongst other things, payment of all salary arrears and review of the current hazard allowance to 50% of consolidated basic salaries for all health workers.

Lilian Ibomor

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