A human rights activist, Femi Falana has told the National Industrial Court that the striking Resident Doctors have agreed to meet with the Federal government on the dispute in other to put an end to the prolonged work to rule by the medical personnel.
Falana who is counsel for the doctors in the suit instituted by the federal government told the court that parties have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding .
Justice Bashar Alkali upon being told of the resolution to go back to the negotiation table pleaded with the parties to place national interest into consideration in the fresh efforts to broker peace.
The Judge subsequently fixed Friday September 17 for the parties to report back on the resolution of the dispute.
Part of the clause in the agreement is that
nobody shall be penalized or sanctioned for participating in the industrial action.
The Resident Doctors in the country has been on nationwide strike action to back up their demand for better remuneration and improvement in the hospital facilities.