Nigerian resident doctors begin nationwide strike



Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday morning, embarked on a nationwide strike despite Federal Government’s last-minute efforts to stop the action.

Nigerian doctors
Nigerian doctors

The resident doctors, however, assured Nigerians that their action was not meant to hurt them.

This is contained in a message posted on the association’s Twitter handle, @nard_nigeria, on Thursday morning.

The union’s President, Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, also confirmed to newsmen that the strike had commenced by 8am today.

The strike is happening at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari is in London for medical check-up.

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