The Health Minister, Prof. Adewole would need to engage his workforce more and communicate to them the true position of the system. He will also need to earn their trust as a former union leader too.
After successfully convincing Resident doctors to suspend their 10-day boycott of services on Thursday, Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole is again pleading with other categories of health workers not to embark on another strike action.
The workers under the umbrella, Joint Health Workers Union on Wednesday warned that unless Federal Government honours all its 2014 demands and agreement within seven days, it will down tools by September 20.
Adewole had earlier taken to his twitter handle to express relief at achieving a resolution to the 10-day doctors’ strike but showed apprehension over another looming strike.
The Minister wrote: “Phew one down. Now, I am trying to prevail on JOHESU to shelve their planned strike action”.
Some respondents to the twit commended Adewole for achieving the truce with Resident doctors, but some blamed him for not making any visible investment in the tertiary hospitals having been part of the system before…
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