FG Begs Joint Health Sector Unions To Suspend Planned Strike
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has appealed to the leadership of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to prevail on their members to shelve their planned strike action.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja,Professor Adewole said government has continued its negotiation with the Union and hoped that issues in contention will be addressed through consensus.
The Minister further urged them to consider the interest of Nigerians who are the ultimate victims of the strike action.
The Minister assured the JOHESU Leadership of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to the wellbeing of all Nigerians, including the welfare of stakeholders in the health sector.
The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, a body which makes up about 95 per cent of health workers and health care providers, had on Wednesday said it would begin a nationwide strike on September 20.