The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has extolled the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige for the prompt resolution of the recent nationwide doctors’ strike.
NARD stated this in a letter of appreciation to the Minister dated April 16, 2021 and signed by its National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa and Secretary General, Dr Jerry Kunle Isogun.
The resident doctors immensely thanked Ngige for his role as conciliator, which made the Federal Government to acknowledge their plights and request for time to solve them.
The letter read: “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.”