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No going back on our strike, Lagos nurses insist


The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives has said its members will begin a three-day warning strike on Monday.

The Chairman of the Lagos State Council of NANNM, Mr Olurotimi Awojide, on Friday said the warning strike was to protest against poor remuneration and working conditions in the Lagos health sector.

Awojide said, “Nurses will no longer bear the burden of a poorly-resourced health care system. We implore the public to see this strike as a struggle for improved care for them and also as a fight to ensure that the healthcare sector is in a better position to serve them.

“All the requests we have made from the state government are to ensure that more nurses are not driven into frustration that can lead them to leaving the service.’’

He said the NANNM’s state executive council on December 29, 2021, assessed the numerous challenges of nurses and all unresolved issues before the government. Continue Reading


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