doctors on strike

NUAHP an umbrella union for health workers such as physiotherapists, pharmacists, dieticians, medical laboratory scientists, optometrists and radiographers would begin an indefinite nation-wide strike, on Monday, March, 6, 2017.

Mr Ayinde Obisesan, the National General- Secretary of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), announced this on Saturday in Ibadan, in a directive to the workers.

“You are hereby directed to commence an indefinite strike action with effect from 12: 01 am, Monday, 6 March, 2017, until otherwise directed.

“This is sequel to the ultimatum issued to the government since 20 January, 2017 and the inability of government to address our demands positively, “he said.

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Other health workers in the association are dental therapists, medical physicists, health information officers, clinical psychologists and medical social workers.