On 22/Mar/2014 / In Medical News
Medical and Health Workers Union in Kaduna State has suspended its 21-day-old strike after an agreement with the State Government on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the meeting was brokered by the 10-man adhoc committee set up by the state House of Assembly to mediate in the matter.
The committee was headed by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Peter Adamu
Mr John Akogu, who spoke on behalf of the union, directed all the striking workers to resume work immediately.
Akodu, who chairs union's 'Strike Force Committee', said it agreed to suspend the strike to allow for continuous negotiation with the government.
'We have reched understanding with government hence this action is suspended,"he said
He urged the workeds to show more commitment to work to justify their demand for wage increase.
On his part, the Head of Service, mr Akila Bungwon appreciated Mr Alila Bubgwon appreciated The union leader for their understanding, emphasising that "in any disagreeement dialogue is the answer".
Bungwon commended the state Assembly for its intervention and appealed to the health workers to be diligent in their duties.
He pledged that the state government would do everything within its powers to enhance citizenry. (NAN)
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