The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has threatened to renew the strike it suspended a number of months in the past.
The employees stated 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 stated, “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.
“Now we have to ready ourselves for one more spherical of commercial motion. We might now not take that deceitful story of ‘there isn’t a 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 medical doctors and disregarded our personal.
“Worst was that after paying the skipping arrears to the medical medical doctors which they weren’t supposed to profit, they went to the Federal Government Council (FEC) and steered that skipping be abrogated.
“Even when the Earnings and Wages Fee suggested that medical medical doctors should not entitled to skipping arrears, the Federal Ministry of Well being that claimed there was no cash went forward to pay the medical doctors skipping arrears.
He, subsequently, suggested his members to be ready to take their future of their fingers as very quickly, they might be referred to as upon to begin one other spherical of indefinite strike.
In the meantime, President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, suggested the well being staff to unite in opposition to any pressure that’s in opposition to their frequent curiosity.
He condemned the concept of privatising the well being sector by some Nigerians, describing the concept as anti-masses.