MHWUNMedical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria
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President of MHWUN, Comrade Josiah Biobelemoye, made the appeal during a courtesy visit of the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, to the union's headquarters in Abuja.
Wabba, who was speaking at the 10th National Quadrennial Delegates Conference of the Medical and Health Workers' Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) held in Abuja on Thursday said the organised Labour and workers were eagerly awaiting the President assent and the full commencement of the N30,000 national minimum wage.
MHWUN, an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) also called on all its members to participate fully in the 2019 general elections.
Aware of the effect of yet another round of strike on the masses, the MHWUN President called on all Nigerians to prepare their minds and bear with them on the struggle to get better health service delivery to them.
Wabba, who was the immediate past President of MHWUN thanked the workers for giving him the opportunity to serve and promised that he would never deviate from the working class ideology.
In a circular by the MHWUN to its state chairmen and secretaries, the Union directed its members to begin preparation and mobilization for the strike commencing on Tuesday.
The MHWUN, however, directed its members to shut down operations in their various working places by midnight on Monday 5th November 2018 and proceed on an indefinite strike.
The state chairman of MHWUN, Mr Onu Edoka, Mr Tade Adeyemi of NULGE and Mr Thomas Ayodele of NUT signed on behalf of their unions.
JOHESU comprises Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM).
The JOHESU is made up of: Medical and Health Workers Unions of Nigeria (MHWUN), National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIA), Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutes (NASU).
They, however, resolved to work hard to ensure that other bodies, such as the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) and other unions under the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), come together to address the source of crisis in the sector.