👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News
KADUNA — The Governor of Kaduna, Nasiru El-Rufai, has vowed to sack any doctor in the state, that plans to strike over cut to their salaries.
Resident doctors in Kaduna, who planned to protest plans made by Governor El-Rufai, for a 25 percent pay cut from all Civil Servants in the state, have been told if they fail to show up at their assigned places of work, they will be treated “as having forfeited their employment.”
In a strongly worded statement, the Governor noted that “government rejects the strike threat.”
He warned that any “persons who fail to show up at their assigned places of work as having forfeited their employment.
“Every health worker that is willing to work is required to sign the register at the Ministry of Health and the health institutions to which they are deployed.
“The ministry of health has the mandate of the government to ensure that residents of Kaduna state are not deprived of public health services.
“Every effort will be made to ensure that health facilities keep functioning, staffed by willing workers who will be guaranteed free and safe access to health facilities.
“Those who are not willing to work are strongly warned against criminal actions such as attempts to impede access to workplaces, harass willing workers or to sabotage facilities and equipment.”