The National Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday suspended its ongoing nationwide strike which commenced on September 7 , 2020 .
The President of NARD , Dr . Aliyu Sokomba , said the suspension of the industrial action was to give the Federal Government time to address its demands .
He said , “ Following our meeting yesterday (Wednesday ) with government , we had a National Executive Council meeting and resolved to once again suspend our strike to allow government time to address our demands. So the strike is suspended to be reviewed in two weeks time. ”
The Federal Government had on Wednesday set a two weeks timeline for the payment of the N4 billion Medical Residency Training for 2020 to striking resident doctors , and a Memorandum of Understanding signed by all parties involved .