(Bloomberg) –Nigeria’s Joint Well being Sector Unions plans to begin a seven-day strike on Monday over unpaid salaries and poor infrastructure within the health-care business of Africa’s most populous nation.
By Emele Onu
Sep 13, 2020, 7:34 PM – Up to date on Sep 13, 2020, 7:34 PM
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The employees are continuing with the strike after they “have exhausted all different technique of dispute decision,” the umbrella physique stated in a tweet Sunday. “Failure to reply to our calls for will lead to indefinite strike motion.”
#Strike All well being staff beneath the umbrella physique of JOHESU will proceed on 7 days warning strike by Mon 14th Sept to press house our calls for together with poor funding and infrastructural decay in well being sector, discriminatory insurance policies and favoritism, poor welfare of our members
— JOHESU Nigeria (@JohesuNigeria) September 13, 2020
Nigerian medical doctors suspended a strike final week to permit the federal government time to satisfy its personal calls for for cost of wage arrears and enchancment in working circumstances. Africa’s greatest crude producer is struggling to satisfy income targets after a lockdown to include the covid-19 pandemic and a stoop in oil earnings.