Ambrose Alli University Medical students association met today with the school authorities to discuss the way forward concerning the lingering MDCAN strike


Medical Students of the prestigious Ambrose Alli University, A.A.U, Ekpoma, Edo State today July 19, 2021 met with the school management to discuss issues bothering the lingering strike of their Consultants/Lecturers under MDCAN.

 The Acting vice chancellor was not on sit, so the Medical students met with the Chief Registrar and some staffs who came on behalf of the Vice chancellor. 

After listening to the issues raised by all the students on ground, the Registrar promised to relay our complaints to the VC. They said the management are aware and are on top of the matter. He also made it known to the students that intervention team had already been set up which have held series of meetings with the consultants and other parties involved and written a report which the acting VC was at the moment relaying to the Governor.

He promised that the problem will soon be settled so that the students can go back to their class rooms. The poor state of affairs of the medical college was also presented with the students appealing for better structures and facilities, the Registrar also claimed that plans were underway to turn things around so that the medical college can take it's place as the top of colleges in the country.

The Registrar and the other team told the students to come back this week Friday, assuring them that the Acting vice chancellor would be available on that day.

They also begged the student to be patient and praised them for the respectable manner in which they conducted themselves, which is deserving from doctors in training, the students thanked him and promised to be back if appreciable progress isn't seen in the nearest future. 

The MDCAN had been on strike for over five months  over issues of short staffing, lack of promotions and poor remuneration for her members.

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