The Nasarawa State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has resolved its 9- month old crisis with a call on members to rally support behind leaders of the association for their common interest.
The state chairman of the association, Dr Omole Friday, stated this yesterday at the end of its ordinary general meeting held in Lafia, the state capital.
In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, the association called on the Nasarawa State government to fully implement the provisions of the consolidated medical salary structure for medical doctors in the employ of the state government, which he said, will gulp the sum of N9 million monthly.
It also called on the federal government to ensure the immediate and unconditional implementation of skipping for medical doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, in order to avoid incessant strike actions.
The association also called on the Nasarawa State Hospital Management Board (NSHMB) to ensure that their members who have been due for promotion are promoted and urged government to employ more medical personnel.
Friday said the association is fully in support of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura’s anti-corruption crusade in the civil service through the screening of workers in the state, saying the step would block unnecessary leakages and help government in meeting its daunting financial obligations.
Similarly, the association’s helmsman also appealed to the state government for assistance as it prepares for its 2015 medical week which comes in last week of October.