Workers of EKSUTH to embark on a 7 day warning strike on Monday
Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, health workers have said they would start a seven-day warning strike on Monday.
The workers, under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union of the institution, said their strike was to press for the payment of their outstanding benefits by the state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
In a letter dated September 25, 2020, and addressed to the Chief Medical Director of EKSUTH, Prof. Kayode Olabanji, titled, ‘Notice of seven days warning strike’ made available to journalists in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, JOHESU stated reasons for the industrial action.
The letter reads, “With reference to our letters dated August 28, 2020 and September 18, 2020 with the following agitations: 14 months unremitted deductions, promotion letters and its financial implementation, conversion/ advancement and 2020 promotion exercise for our members, we write to inform you of our intention to proceed on a seven-day warning strike.
“It is a fact that based on your letter of September 23, 2020, your response has no commitment towards our agitations. It is on this premise that the congress resolved to embark on a seven-day warning strike commencing from Monday, September 28, 2020,” the letter stated.