The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has blamed the Ministry of Finance for the non-payment of the increased hazard allowance as approved by the Federal Government.

The President of NARD, Dr Dare Ishaya, stated that the money for the hazard allowance was budgeted, but the Federal Ministry of Finance had yet to release it.

the Federal Government had in December 2021 increased the hazard allowances applicable to health workers in its healthcare facilities across the country.

The increment was contained in a circular dated December 22, 2021 by the Chairman of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission.

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