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Ondo Nurses Begin 3-Day Warning Strike

Members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in Ondo State have been directed to embark on a three-day warning strike over the payment of percentage salaries by the state government.

The nurses are to embark the industrial action from 12am on Monday 1st March to Wednesday 3rd March, 2021.

The directive is contained in a letter signed by the Ondo State Secretary of NANNM, Comrade Emmanuel Oluwasegun Aina.

According to Comrade Aina, the association is demanding payment of 100% salaries of January 2017, December 2020, January 2021, 20% balance of December 2016, 50% November 2020 and commencement of New Salary Adjustment for Local Government Nurses within seven working days.

The association also lamented the shortage of nurses in all government hospitals, obsolete nursing tools, which are leading to brain drain in nursing service.

Leke Adegbite

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