NMA apologises to Nigerians, patients over NARD strike

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has apologised to Nigerians, especially patients various government , over strike embarked upon by Nigerian Association of Doctors (NARD).

Dr Enema Amodu, Chairman, NMA, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, plea on in Abuja while addressing newsmen over the NARD strike.

According to , the association is sorry and wishes to apologise to Nigerians over the action.

The doctors embarked on strike on April 1 to press home their demand for upward review of their 5000 hazard allowance, of outstanding COVID-19 inducement allowance, among others.

He said “ are not insensitive; hope government and those in charge of the with NARD will take it seriously, with a view to settling the issues stake.

“To our patients, are very sorry you have to suffer epileptic irregular healthcare service delivery; have taken an oath to take care of you.

“But if a doctor is not in a sound state of mind and is not happy with what he or she is getting from the job, the doctor may not be in right frame of mind to discharge his or her duty right.

“And will invariably affect you; by the we get placed properly, renumeration and other welfare matters and facilities we need to serve you, we will be able to serve you better with productive results,” he said.

He pleaded with all health workers, pharmacist, nurses, among others, to the incessant acrimony and disharmony among them. (NAN)