At a news conference in Zaria, Kaduna State, the President of the hospital’s resident doctors association, Dr. Waziri Aliyu-Dahiru, said Resident Doctors of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, ABUTH, on Monday said they would proceed on total and indefinite strike on September15, unless the management addresses issues of infrastructure decay at the facility, and that the strike would have started this Monday, but was postponed due to intervention by elders, and According to him, prominent Nigerians, including Senators Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) and Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North), prevailed on the doctors to extend their ultimatum by two weeks.

 “Considering the antecedents and reputation of Prof. Abdulmuminu Rafindadi, (former CMD), the integrity of members of his committee, the ongoing efforts by the Federal Ministry of Health and other distinguished Nigerians, we hereby extend the ultimatum to September 15, 2016., adding that “This is to give enough time for amicable resolution of the problem and for the management to do the needful.

“In the event that the hospital management does not show any commitment at the end of all these interventions by September 15, we shall embark on a total indefinite strike,

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