Health workers in Bauchi State, under the Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (JOHESU) have commenced an indefinite strike over deductions in their salaries.
The Secretary of the Bauchi chapter, Usman Danturaki in a statement to all branch Chairmen and Secretaries, Medical and Health Workers’ Union in the State, directed all health works to commence the industrial action from 12am on Thursday.
According to Danturaki, the action is due to the unilateral deductions of the workers’ June salaries by the state government.
“You are hereby directed to commence an indefinite strike action from 12.00 am of Thursday, 6th August 2020 until further directed,” he said.
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