FG Approves Seven Years For Doctors’ Residency Training

The Federal Government has approved seven years tenure doctors’ resident training.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this while briefing State House correspondents of the outcome of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He said the government has fixed a tenure for doctors’ resident training at seven years, noting that it is not a permanent job.

The Minister explained that the decision was taken based on the report of a technical committee presented to the government.

He added that part of the recommendations in the report , the government was also demanding that there should be tenure of a maximum of two terms for executives of trade unions.

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