Strike: NMA, Senate President Mark’s Parley Ongoing In AbujaFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
The Senate President, David Mark is currently in a meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, to chart the way forward on the over one month nationwide industrial action by the body’s members.
The ongoing meeting our Correspondent reported is the follow up to the last Sunday’s parley Mark had with the NMA leadership.
In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, Mark urged the doctors to be conscious of the sensitive role they play in the survival of the citizens especially with impair health and be responsive to this obvious fact.
While reminding that the country dearly needed them now, as it battles with outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Mark affirmed that the government was not insensitive to their requests and plights.
Mark according to the statement assured the NMA leadership, led by its National President, Dr. Kayode Obembe that the meeting and its proceedings would be communicated to Mr. President.
Some states including Lagos, Ogun and Oyo chapters of NMA on Monday staged protest against the sack last Thursday, by the Federal government over 16,000 of its members across the country.
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