The Joint Health Sector Union JOHESU and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations, AHPA, are reminding the Federal Government to act before it is too late On their fresh fifteen-day notice as contained in the communique issued on 17th September 2021.
A statement signed by JOHESU National Chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah says it is pertinent to draw the attention of the federal government to its fresh fifteen-day strike Notice, which is billed to expire in the next few days, and for it to act to avoid shutdown of hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
The statement adds that it wishes also to inform the general public that JOHESU keeps in record the appeal from President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to show understanding with his administration and the President’s pledge to pay any debt owed health workers.
JOHESU argued that health workers are not strike mongers, but appeals to the federal government to act according to agreements reached.
JOHESU had asked the Federal Ministry of Health to ensure speedy circularisation of all establishment and welfare matters as agreed during negotiation
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JOHESU has Equally asked the Federal Government to ensure that the new data for the computation of the adjusted Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) for JOHESU members be completed and submitted to the “High-Level Body” (HLB) of the FG no later than Wednesday 22nd September 2021 as agreed.
JOHESU Further urges the Federal Government to ensure that the “High-Level Body” (HLB) completes and submit the computation of the adjusted CONHESS for inclusion in the 2022 budget on or before the 30th of September, 2021 submission window.
While charging the Federal Government to reciprocate the patriotic humanitarian gesture of JOHESU in the interest of the larger Nigerian masses to expeditiously resolve all the demands within the fifteen days window, it urges the federal government negotiating team to reflect the promises of Mr. President in the activities relating to its demands to ensure continuous industrial harmony in the health sector.