Extra Hassle For FG As Medical Employees Threaten To Resume Strike

In keeping with a report by Solar Information, the Medical and Well being Employees Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has threatened to renew the strike it suspended just a few months in the past.

The employees mentioned they noticed that the Federal Authorities has not proven curiosity in fulfilling its guarantees that made them to name off the strike.

MHWUN President, Biobelemoye Josiah, who addressed the 45th session of the Nationwide Government Council (NEC) assembly of the union, in Abuja, on Wednesday, suggested Federal Authorities to urgently meet its calls for to keep away from whole shut down of Nigeria’s medical system.

He mentioned, “The lack of the federal government to fulfill our calls for particularly the fee of skipping arrears will now not be tolerated by our members.

“We’ve got to ready ourselves for an additional spherical of business motion. We’d now not take that deceitful story of ‘there isn’t any cash’ within the system.

“We attraction to Nigerians to indicate understanding and help after we lastly shut down the hospitals in few weeks from now.

“It’s unlucky that Federal Ministry of Well being made plans for skipping arrears of medical docs and disregarded our personal.

“Worst was that after paying the skipping arrears to the medical docs which they weren’t supposed to learn, they went to the Federal Government Council (FEC) and urged that skipping be abrogated.

“Even when the Revenue and Wages Fee suggested that medical docs will not be entitled to skipping arrears, the Federal Ministry of Well being that claimed there was no cash went forward to pay the docs skipping arrears.

He, due to this fact, suggested his members to be ready to take their future of their palms as very quickly, they might be known as upon to start one other spherical of indefinite strike.

In the meantime, President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, suggested the well being employees to unite in opposition to any pressure that’s in opposition to their frequent curiosity.

He condemned the thought of privatising the well being sector by some Nigerians, describing the thought as anti-masses.

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