Fuel hike: Nurses and midwives want to go strike

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives has threatened to go on strike if after the expiration of the two-week ultimatum the Federal Government fails to reverse the increase in the price of fuel and electricity tariff.

This resolution came from the meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held in Abuja on Wednesday.

The NANNM expressed these decisions in the directive signed by its General Secretary, T.A. Shettima, issued to its State chairmen and Secretaries and sent to journalists in Abuja on Thursday.

The meeting also discussed the unprecedented hike in fuel prices and hardship that it posses to their members and asked for immediate action to be taken to forestall the impact.

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