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Rivers health workers issue strike notice

By Obinna Nwaoku, Port Harcourt
04 April 2022   |   3:44 am
Rivers State branch of the​ National Association of Primary Healthcare workers has issued 21 days notice to the state government to comply with payment of their Consolidated Health Salary Structure.

Rivers State branch of the​ National Association of Primary Healthcare workers has issued 21 days notice to the state government to comply with payment of their Consolidated Health Salary Structure.

The association, in a statement by its Chairman, Daniel Atiemie, at the weekend, lamented the failure of the government to pay​ the new​ national minimum wage and the absence of promotion of primary healthcare workers​ for the past 10 years

Atemie said: “Amongst the issue the association is faced with are: Non-promotion of primary health workers in Rivers State for over a decade, non-payment of Consolidated Health Salary Structure to primary health care workers in Rivers State.”

The association urged​ the state government to address all issues or leave them with no option but to down tools.