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Tinubu Urges Health Workers to Return to Work

Tinubu Vows to Revitalize Health Sector and Rebuild Public Trust

Tinubu Appeals to Health Workers, Pledges to Revitalize the Health Sector and Restore Public Confidence

President Bola Tinubu, in a meeting with leaders of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), a Nigeria Labour Congress affiliate, appealed to health workers to return to their duties. He expressed his commitment to reviving the health sector and rebuilding public trust in the system.

Recognizing the vital role of the health sector and its professionals in serving humanity, Tinubu assured that he would address the identified challenges plaguing the system to ensure optimal performance. He emphasized the importance of trust in all discussions and promised to expedite the resolution of these issues, urging health workers to resume work.

Dr. Obinna Ogbonna, the Acting Chairman of JOHESU, acknowledged the union’s readiness to return to work, expressing gratitude for the President’s assurance. He appealed to Tinubu to prioritize healthcare infrastructure investment and improve workers’ welfare in order to combat the brain drain in the sector.

Additionally, Mr. Olumide Akintayo, a member of the Executive Council of the Union, stressed the importance of the Federal Government promptly addressing labor-related issues to prevent them from escalating into full-blown industrial crises.

President Tinubu’s plea and commitment to revitalizing the health sector and restoring public confidence demonstrate his dedication to improving healthcare delivery and fostering a conducive working environment for health workers in Nigeria.

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