BREAKING… Resident Doctors Suspend 62-Day Old Strike…JOHESU May Begin industrial Action Today

…JOHESU May Begin Strike Today

After 62 days of back and forth in negotiation with the Nigerian Government, The newly elected officials of the National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended the ongoing strike

National President of NARD, Godiya ishaya says the suspension is on companionate ground and work is expected to resume on Wednesday 6th of October, 2021

NARD President says government has commenced implantation of some of their key demands

NARD members embarked on strike on August 2, 2021 to push for payment of owed salaries, inclusion of NYSC doctors in IPPIS among others

While the doctors are returning to work the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has called for crucial meeting as its fresh 15-strike notice ends midnight of Monday, October 4th

JOHESU call for an emergency meeting of its executives on Monday is to assess Government’s response to an extended 15-day strike notice which expires midnight of Monday, October 4.

JOHESU National Chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah who confirmed this development to newsmen, says the Health workers had asked the Federal Ministry of Health to ensure speedy circularisation of all establishment and welfare matters as agreed during negotiation meetings.
 
The JOHESU Chairman says further that it is yet to get a response on the computation of the adjusted Consolidated Health Salary Structure, CONHESS for JOHESU members is completed and submitted to the “High Level Body” of the FG not later than Wednesday, September 22 2021 as agreed.
 
He adds also that no response yet on its appeal for the Federal Government to ensure that the “High Level Body” completes and submits the computation of the adjusted CONHESS for inclusion in the 2022 budget on or before the 30th of September, 2021 submission window.