Doctors begin five-day warning strike in Nasarawa

The Nigeria Medical Association, Nasarawa state has commenced a five-day warning strike following the failure of government to improve on the welfare of its members.

The state NMA chairman Mr. Peter Attah disclosed this, Wednesday, at a press conference in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital.

He said the decision to embark on the five-day warning strike was reached at the association’s meeting held on Tuesday.

He said the government has failed to make commitment towards meeting up their demands up to the expiration of the 21 days ultimatum, the association issued on the June 13, 2023.

He explained that the issues in contention that necessitated the strike include non-complementation of promotion for doctors and annual salary increments, non-implementation of minimum wage and consequential adjustment, non-implementation of the reviewed hazard allowance and accrued 17 months arrears.

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