NUAHP has requested its members to join in an indefinite strike on October 3rd, in solidarity with the National Employment Council (NEC), National Labour Congress (NLC), and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in support of the proposed industrial action.
The members of NUAHP who have been asked to take part in the strike are those who work in the health care sector, such as Pharmacists, Physicists, Medical Lab Scientists, Imaging Scientists and Radiographers, Optometrists, Medical Social Workers, Clinical Phycologist, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Medical Physiologists, Speech Therapists, ECG / EGs specialists, Occupational Therapists, Dental Technologists, Health Information Management Practitioners, Dieticians, Dental Therapists and other associated health professionals.
The letter was addressed to NEC, NAC, Zonal Coordinators, Chairmen and Secretaries of all Unit Branches, Presidents and General Secretaries of Professional Associations, and was signed by NUAHP’s General Secretary.
The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Alhassan Alhassan, has directed the President of the National Executive Council (NEB) to inform you that at its emergency National Executive Council (NEC) virtual meeting on Tuesday 26th September 2023, the TUC adopted a resolution to join forces with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to launch an indefinite strike action beginning early morning on Tuesday 3rd October 2023.
The joint press conference of the National Leadership of the NLC and TUC on the same day also published the NEC resolution of the two centres.
Therefore, the action is necessary if the Federal Government does not respond to the notice of strike by midnight on Monday 2nd October 2023 with a declaration of measures to alleviate the economic hardship experienced by the workers and masses due to the removal of fuel subsidies.