Abuja - The Federal Government on Thursday commended members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for suspending to their strike.
The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on by the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Emeka Wogu.
The statement said that the government commended the doctors for keeping to their promise to suspend the strike following the agreement reached with the government.
It said the decision to suspend the strike was reached at the two-day stakeholders' meeting with the leadership of the association.
The statement quotes Wogu as applauding the leadership of the association for keeping faith with the resolution reached at the stakeholders' leading.
It assured the association that the present administration of President Goodluck Jonathan would continue to ensure industrial harmony and maintain the practice of social dialogue.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the association suspended the strike at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja.