Well being employees lambast Buhari regime, threaten to go on strike

The Medical and Well being Staff Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s

The Medical and Well being Staff Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime for being “torpid” angle in resolving the continuing deadlock between his regime and tertiary establishments’ unions.

The well being employees threatened to go on a solidarity strike in help of the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) and different unions.

Biobelemoye Josiah, MHWUN nationwide president, issued the risk in an announcement he collectively signed with Auwalu Kiyawa, appearing secretary-general of MHWUN, on Sunday in Abuja.

ASUU and different unions in federal government-owned universities, polytechnics and schools of training have been on strike for greater than six months over Mr Buhari’s regime’s failure to fulfill their calls for.

Mr Josiah stated MHWUN’s management condemned Mr Buhari’s torpid angle in resolving the disaster.

“So as to shield the way forward for our youths whose tutorial life is being disrupted, we name on the federal government to implement with out additional delay all of the agreements it had entered with the unions,” declared MHWUN. “We urge the related ministries, departments and companies (MDAs) to make sure that President Muhammadu Buhari’s earlier directive to resolve all excellent points with the unions is backed by rapid acceptable motion that may finish the stalemate.”

The well being employees added, “MHWUN needs to make use of this medium to unequivocally state that we firmly stand behind the university-based unions and the clear place of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), management on this historic battle. Our state councils have been placed on crimson alert, and we is not going to hesitate to declare a solidarity strike in help of the unions if the federal government fails to resolve the problems inside an inexpensive time.”

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In accordance with MHWUN, no accountable authorities will shut down public tertiary establishments over patriotic calls for for higher funding of colleges and the welfare of educating and non-teaching employees.

“We’re extra nervous in regards to the growth as a result of the educational way forward for the citizenry is being disrupted, whereas the politicians and prime authorities officers have their youngsters largely in well-funded and geared up abroad faculties or in comparatively costly non-public faculties in Nigeria,” added MHWUN’s assertion.

The union additionally condemned the worsening insecurity throughout Nigeria.

“Nigerian employees are not protected, each of their houses and at workplaces, as many have misplaced their lives to those enemies of the state. We, due to this fact, demand a resolute motion from the federal government to finish this degrading assault on the sovereignty of our nation,” MHWUN said.

(NAN)