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Members of the Medical and Well being Staff Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) of the Nationwide Company for Meals and Drug Administration and Management (NAFDAC) have launched into a strike over the non-payment of their allowance.

 

Addressing newsmen on the NAFDAC workplace in Lagos on Wednesday June 22, Auwalu Yusuf Kiyawa, state chairman of the union, stated the strike begins with speedy impact.

 

Kiyawa stated the union won’t name off the strike till the employees are paid their welfare packages.

 

TheCable reported that solely the Lagos and southern a part of the union launched into the strike. The supply informed the publication that whereas your entire union agrees on the matter of welfare package deal, the Abuja and northern axis of the union disagree on strike motion as a way of attaining their calls for. 

 

The supply stated; 

 

“In response to the director of administration, the employees declared a strike motion however the union is split.

“The Lagos/southern individuals are those at the moment on strike. Abuja and the northern axis usually are not on strike. They aren’t all gathered in a single place. The chairman is in Lagos and the vice-chairman is in Abuja.

“The Abuja axis believes that the strike is untimely and that they won’t be a part of. As I converse with you, the employees in Abuja and different northern states are of their workplaces. They need to give administration time.

“The administration is attempting to carry a gathering with them so till after that assembly, they are going to now resolve. If administration doesn’t give in to their request, then they’ll be a part of Lagos individuals.

“The problem is bordering on employees welfare. The Lagos and Abuja chapters are unanimous on the problem however the technique of attaining it’s what they disagree on, significantly the timing.

“The primary assembly that was referred to as didn’t maintain as a result of the everlasting secretary of well being who was alleged to be at that assembly needed to attend the federal govt council assembly. They’re attempting to repair one other assembly however the Lagos individuals refused saying they need to go on strike.”

 

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