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Government stopped from sacking doctors

26 August 2014, 11:42

Lagos - The National Industrial Court on Monday gave an order restraining the Federal Government and his agents from sacking about 16 000 suspended resident doctors, Leadership reports.

The president of the court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, ordered all the Chief Medical Directors in the 37 medical institutions across the nation to hold action on the directive given by the Federal Government to dismiss the resident doctors.

Also read: Doctors suspend strike over Ebola threat

The Federal Government had in a letter dated August 13, 2014 directed that the Residency Training Programme for doctors be suspended.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Sunday suspended its 65-day strike action.

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