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Resident doctors now to train for 7 years – FG

Doctors undergoing their resident training are now to spend 7 years the federal government has said.

According to Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government has decided to approve seven years tenure doctors’ resident training.

He made the disclosure while briefing State House correspondents of the outcome of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Punchng reported.

“Government has fixed a tenure for doctors’ resident training at seven years. It is not a permanent job,” the minister said.

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

As part of the recommendations in the report, Ngige said 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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