Wednesday, June 7

The health workers unions have given the Federal Government a 21-day timeline for it to implement some of its demands. Says it is suspending the strike as a result of the promises, assurance and body language of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Will reconvene after 21 days to appraise progress made.

JOHESU, AHPA to meet with their NEC members on Monday. Outcome of the deliberation may see the strike called-off or continued for further negotiations. Doctors and nurses in public hospitals continue to experience burnout due to inadequate manpower.

The Federal Government meeting with the Joint Health Workers’ Union (JOHESU) ended in a deadlock as both parties could not agree. Doctors in hospitals in the FCT are getting overwhelmed. Number of patients attended to drops drastically