Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Another Strike?!

Workers of all Federal tertiary health institutions nationwide, under Joint Health Sector Unions have stated that they will embark on an indefinite strike from 12 midnight today.
In a statement issued yesterday, the unions noted that the strike was called at the expiration of a 21-day ultimatum issued to government on the August 1, to accede to the 10-point demand and agreements reached on May 10, 2012.

The statement was signed by National President and Secretary-General, Medical & Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, and Mr. Marcus Omokhuale, respectively; National President, National Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Association Institution, Mr.  Adeniji A. and the Ag. General Secretary, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mr. Yusuf Badmus W.
It said members of the unions at the states and local governments health facilities are expected to join the strike as from 12 midnight.

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