Health Minister Asks FMC Owerri Workers To Resume Work
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has given the assurance that 60 million poor Nigerians will enjoy unfettered medical care under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration within the next two years.
The Minister who said this during his visit to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti, added that 10,000 health facilities would be built in 774 Local Government across the country for effective service delivery to the people.While promising that the government would pay them their dues, Prof. Adewole also advised all health workers not to see strike as the only option for negotiation.
The Ekiti State Governor, who was represented by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, urged the Federal Government to also look into the areas of staff welfare, considering the nature of their profession.
The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Majekodunmi Ayodele, in his response to the Minister, appealed to workers to be patient with the management as their requests will be addressed.