Low Turn Out Of Workers As Johesu Suspend Strike
Low turnout of health workers was recorded at most federal government hospitals across ogun state as Joint Health Sector Union suspend it three months strike.
It will be recalled that health workers had on November 13th last year commenced an indefinite strike over issues bothering on discrimination among health workers by Government, non approval of enhance salary structure for workers among others.
Although, the National headquarters of the Joint Health Sector Union had yesterday announced the suspension of the strike but at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba and the Neuro-Psychaitric Hospital Aro, all in Abeokuta was different as there few health workers were seen on ground.
Correspondent Kunle ojo reports that leaders of the workers unions that made up the Joint Health Workers Union were not on ground as the time the crew visited the premises of the hospital as some of the workers, who refused to speak on camera said they heard about the suspension of the strike on radio and television.
Also, two of the leaders, who spoke with our correspondent on phone also confirmed that they got to know about suspension of the strike on both television and radio but were yet to receive any directive from the headquarters of the union in Abuja.
They confirmed the low turn out of health workers in their respective hospitals stating that, the union has continue to reach out to it member about the new development and by thursday, the turn out will be impressive.
The Chairman of the Joint Health Sector Union in the state, Samuel Idowu had last week reeled out some of the union demands from the government and enjoined Nigerians to prevail on the government on those demands in the benefit of the poor masses.