The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has resolved to proceed on strike with effect from midnight of Sunday, September thirteenth, 2020 following its deadlocked meeting with the Federal Government.
This was the decision reached after its expanded National Executive
Council meeting held on Saturday.
JOHESU leaders, at the end of its meeting with government
representatives, including the Minister of State for Labour and
Employment, Festus Keyamo and Minister of State for Health, Dr.
Olorunimbe Mamora, were given Saturday September twelfth to report
back to the government’s negotiation team.
But JOHESU in a three paragraph letter dated September twelfth with
and entitled: “Re: Notice of fifteen-day ultimatum/outcome of JOHESU
expanded NEC meeting”, agreed to proceed on strike.
The memo sent to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris
Ngige, was signed by JOHESU President, Biobelemoye Josiah;
Secretary-General, Dr. Silas Adamu; President of Senior Staff
Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes,
Dr. Benjamin Akintola; General Secretary, Nigerian Union of Allied
Health Professionals, Martin Egbanubi, among others.