Despite court order, Nigeria’s resident doctors vow to continue strike
While the federal government and the striking doctors continue to bicker, patients who throng public health facilities get little or no care.
) has vowed to defy Friday’s ruling of the National Industrial Court (NIC) ordering its members to return to their duty posts.The order, which came almost seven weeks after the doctors embarked on the industrial action, was based on an application filed by the Nigerian government.
The government has sought an order of interlocutory injunction restraining members of the striking NARD across the country from further continuing with the industrial action.The government is also seeking to legitimise the no-work-no-pay policy against doctors.
However, the court, in a ruling on August 23, ordered the parties to suspend all forms of hostilities and maintain the status quo ante.In continuation of the hearing on Friday, Justice Bashar Alkali of the NIC ruled in favour of the government and ordered the striking doctors to resume work. headtopics.com
Justice Alkali said he based his order on the prevailing health crisis in Nigeria and the need for the doctors to resume duties as essential workers, to curtail the wave of COVID-19.He said the counsel to the Nigerian government, Tochukwu Maduka, was “able to show that unless this application is granted, so many Nigerians will lose their lives, most especially as the country is experiencing an upsurge in this third wave of COVID-19 with increasing fatality arising from the absence of the defendants from hospitals.”
“It is my firm belief that if the court does not intervene at this stage, there is no amount of money that can compensate for the lives of Nigerians who would lose their lives if the members of the defendants continue with their strike. Read more: Premium Times »
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The press need to stop promoting unjust by the residents doctors.. We have seen good and ugly effects of the strike close to a month ... Many are dead, many survives through God grace. Citizens are adapting to the abnormality and posterity will reward everyone
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BREAKING: Court Orders Nigerian Resident Doctors To Suspend Strike Immediately | Sahara ReportersJustice Bashar Alkali on Friday based his judgement on the prevailing health crisis in Nigeria and the need for the doctors to resume duties as essential workers to curtail the wave of COVID-19. Na by force? People wey don de jepa Tyrants led government, do the needful stop all this ur useless orders Ile ejo lo fe fun won ni ounje ni, abi oun lo fe bawon ijoba san gbese ni
Court orders resident doctors to resume work immediatelyA National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered resident doctors to suspend the ongoing strike. In his ruling on, Justice Bashir Alkali held that the
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Court orders resident doctors to suspend strikeThe court also ordered the federal government and the striking resident doctors to return to negotiation table to resolve their differences.