Non payment of our salary adjustment, ticking time bomb — Health Workers

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COVID-19: Non payment of our salary adjustment, ticking time bomb — Health Workers

As Reps C’ttee Chair meets JOHESU leaders

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

Health workers under the umbrella of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, weekend, said that lack of budgetary provision to fund salary adjustment for members is a ticking time bomb that could detonate soon.

The union has also warned that further delay in the payment of the withheld April and May 2018 salaries of health workers in Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH and other places will have a negative consequence on the nation’s health sector.

National Chairman of JOHESU, Joy Josiah Biobelemoye, made the threat in Abuja when the union played host to the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Health Care Services, Hon. Yusuf Tanko, at the union’s headquarters, Abuja.

Biobelemoye, who spoke with journalists after the visit, said he was optimistic that the lawmakers would intervene in the plight facing the health workers who…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper