JOHESU Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, onThursday suspended its indefinite nationwide strike that lasted 43 days .

The union urged its members to resume work on Monday 4th June .

This decision followed an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council of the union held in Abuja today.

The union said this arise due to intervention of the National Industrial Court, NIC, which offered to take over the mediation process between the striking health workers and the government.

The National Chairman of JOHESU  Mr. Josiah Biobelemoye stated this at a news conference in Abuja.

Mr. Josiah Biobelemoye who is also the President of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria said part of the conditions to suspending the strike is the payment of April and May salary of the striking workers.

He noted that the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki and the National Industrial Court President Justice Babatunde Adejumo have promised to resolve the issues very soon.

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