he leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has commended Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige for prompt resolution of the recent nationwide doctors’ strike.
NARD, in a letter of appreciation to Ngige by its National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, and Secretary-General, Dr Jerry Isogun, commended the Minister for his role as a conciliator, which made the Federal Government to acknowledge their plights and request on time to solve them
The letter reads: “On behalf of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), we write to express our sincere gratitude for your role in resolving the issues of agitation amongst our members.
“We also commend you for your outstanding leadership qualities, which have resulted in the timely solutions to the lingering issues in the Health Sector. We are deeply humbled by your steadfastness, especially as it concerns resident doctors.
“Your role as the Chief conciliator is evident as the Federal Government has acknowledged our plights and requested for time to solve them. You are indeed a medical elder of repute. Accept Sir, the assurances of our highest regards.”
The strike was suspended on April 11.