Nurses under the auspices of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in have started a three-day warning strike over payment of half salary by the state government.
The nurses reached the decision after a meeting of the leadership of the union and its members
The State Secretary of NANNM, Comrade Aina Emmanuel Oluwasegun, said the industrial action would commence from 12 am on Monday, March 1, to Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
“Pay 100 per cent salary of January 2017, December 2020, January 2021, 20 per cent of the balance of December 2016, 50 per cent of November 2020 and commencement of New Salary Adjustment for Local Government Nurses within seven working days.
“Following the expiration of the seven (7) working days ultimatum without a response from the government you are directed to proceed on three (3) days warning strike from 12 am on Monday 1 to Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at first instance.”