COVID-19: JOHESU Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Presidential Taskforce Committee on COVID-19, on Monday, stated that the leadership of Joint Health Workers Union of Nigeria (JOHESU) has suspended it’s proposed nationwide strike.

This was made known by the Secretary General of the Federation, Boss Mustapha during the PTF COVID-19 briefing.

Boss Mustapha said, “Last week the PTF called on the leadership of JOHESU to reconsider its decision to go on strike at this critical period of our national life. We are pleased to note that the strike has been suspended and all workers have returned to work.”

“We urge all international travellers to ensure that they complete all pre-boarding and post-arrival processes, especially on the portal to facilitate seamless arrivals at the airports. We cannot afford the importation of the virus.”

Meanwhile, the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria stated that 10% of all positive cases in the country are below 19 years and advised caution as schools open.

“Records show that 10% of all positive cases we have treated are below the age of 19 years. Therefore, as schools begin to reopen in some areas, I urge caution & adherence to the protocols & advisories for reopening schools”

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