Lagos Nurses Calls Off Strick After Their Meeting With Governor Sanwo-Olu
Touchaheat Nigeria reports that after meeting with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday evening, the Lagos chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) is expected to put off a scheduled strike.
The union had declared that it will go on a three-day warning strike starting January 10 to protest terrible working conditions.
On Sunday, January 10, they met with Governor Sanwo-Olu in the state house in Marina, where their grievances were addressed.
At the end of the two-hour meeting, Jubril Gawat, senior special assistant to the Lagos governor on new media, said both the government and the union agreed on a number of topics that had been causing friction between the two parties.
The statement read;
“At the end of the two hours meeting, both the Government and the union agreed on a number of issues that had been causing disaffection between the two parties.
“Governor Jide Sanwoolu pledged Government’s sincerity in the implementation of all that was agreed on, to the delight of the representatives of the nurses.
“On his part, chairman, Lagos State Council of the Nigerian Association of Nurses and Midwives, Comrade Olurotimi Awojide thanked Governor Sanwo-Olu for acceding to most of their requests. He described the Governor as a true leader and father who cares about his children.
“Awojide promised to call an emergency congress of the association on Monday, where the union will announce her decision to call off the planned industrial action.”