Resident doctors have threatened to down tool in the next 21 days except the Federal Government meet their demands.
 
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) also recommended Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; a former health Minister, Dr. Onyebuchi Chukwu for sanction for anti association  activities.
 
In a communiqué at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the association in Calabar the resident doctors demanded their immediate enrolment on the IPPIS platform without further delay.
 
Other demands include, the circularisation of house officer entry point despite various collective agreements on same.

 

In another development, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma has revealed that 11 percent of expected revenue in the 2017 budget will come from recovered looted funds. 
 
He also said this would not be the case for subsequent budget as this administration’s anti-corruption fight is expected to nip corruption in the bud. 
 
The minister said this at a public consultative forum on the 2018 to 2020 medium term expenditure framework and fiscal strategy paper in Abuja.