Health Workers Give El-Rufai 48 Hours To Recall Sacked
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has been given 48
hours to reinstate sacked nurses.
The ultimatum was
given by the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN).
The governor has also been asked to tender a public apology
to the Nigerain workers.
Recall that the
Governor had sacked nurses who are below level. 14 for joining the protest by
NLC in the state.
MHWUN, in a statement
by its President, Biobelemoye Joy Josiah, described the actions of the governor
as “barbaric, primitive and anarchist” that is still being practised in modern
Josiah explained that
the governor had earlier “illegally and forcefully” retired officers who are 50
years of age and above, officers on GL. 14 and above, converted officers on GL.
01 – 06 to casual labourers and dismissed nurses on GL. 14 and below.
according to him, were taken without regard to extant labour laws and circulars
that regulate employment of public servants whose appointments are clothed with