Joint Health Sector Union Announces Indefinite Strike as Nigerian Government Fails to Meet Demands

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The Joint Health Sector Unions said it will embark on an indefinite strike starting from yesterday midnight, following the failure of government to meet its demands.

This comes a day after JOHESU, organized a rally to the National Assembly to make their case before the legislators.

In a letter dated May 9, 2023, the leadership of JOHESU issued a 15-day ultimatum to the Federal Government over alleged inconsistencies of the government in the ongoing negotiations to adjust the Consolidated Health Salary Structure for health workers on their platforms

The organization which serves as an umbrella body of health workers’ unions and associations, noted that the government had shown tendencies to shift from their agreed terms and rules of engagement relating to non-discrimination in the determination of the wages and benefit packages of health workers in Nigeria.


They also urged the government to pay peculiar allowance to health workers under the aegis of JOHESU/AHP as well as the immediate and unconditional implementation of the Consultant Cadre circular of pharmacists in all federal health Institutions among other demands.

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