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Nurses Begin Warning Strike in Abuja
Date Posted: 12/Dec/2013
Nurses in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday in Abuja commenced a three-day warning strike over alleged draconian policies by the FCT Administration.
 
The nurses have withdrawn their services in all government hospitals.
 
The nurses, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, FCT Council, in the strike notice, which was sent to the Minister of FCT, Senator Bala Mohammed, and signed by its chairman, Mr. Mohammed Bida, and Secretary, Mrs. Christiana Kagah, said the decision was sequel to the review of the 21-day ultimatum which elapsed on November 28.
 
The association said, “After exhaustive deliberations, the house resolved as follows: That since the extension of the 21-day ultimatum elapsed on November 28, 2013, and issues raised have not been met, notice of three days warning strike is hereby given which shall commence by 12.00 midnight of Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
 
“That if nothing is done on the issues raised, after the warning strike, the members will commence an indefinite strike as from Monday December 16, 2013, without further notice, until our demands are fully met.”

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