On Sunday evening the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) announced that it has called off it’s seven-day warning strike held by it’s workers across the country.
National President of the union, Biobékentóye Josiah, announced that all health workers in the union are now expected to resume work on Monday, September 21.
“This is to bring to your notice that the 7-day nationwide warning strike embarked upon by the members of the Joint Health Sector Unions JOHESU) would come to end midnight of today, September 20, 2020.
“By this notice, all health workers under the five Unions that make up Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) shall return to work on Monday, September 21, 2020 across all Federal Health Institutions in the country.” His statement read in part.
A week ago, JOHESU proceeded on a 7-day warning strike following the inability of the Federal Government to meet its members demands.
Some of their grievances included a review of the implementation of COVID-19 hazard allowance; non-payment of all withheld salaries of members at JUTH, FMC Owerri, LUTH, among others.