The federal authorities has threatened to implement the “no work, no pay” coverage if the hanging Nationwide Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors (NARD) refuses to renew work.
The Minister for Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, made the risk when he appeared on Channels Tv Right now’s politics.
“I am going to invite you again by Tuesday. In the event that they get cussed, there are different issues I can do. There are weapons within the labor legal guidelines, I am going to give them a name. There isn’t any work, no pay, ”mentioned Ngige.
Ngige famous that the present doctor danger allowance of 5,000 for was set in 1992 and added that the federal government would evaluation this.
The minister mentioned the federal government would search for a revision of the quantity in 5 weeks however didn’t disclose the proposed quantity.
“The brand new hazard allowance will happen within the subsequent 5 weeks. It is within the Memorandum of Motion that we signed. Instantly after the Easter break I’ll name a gathering to have a look at it holistically, ”he added.
The medical doctors are at present on an indefinite strike over alleged failure of the federal government to meet their obligations to them.
Whereas medical doctors went on strike, President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the UK on Tuesday, the place he’ll spend at the least two weeks doing what his aides referred to as a routine medical check-up.