JOHESU Protests ‘Illegal’ Salary Deduction In FMC Owerri


The Joint Health Sector Union Workers (JOHESU) at the Federal Medical Centre, (FMC), Owerri has accused the management of illegal deduction of September salary without any directive from the Federal Government.

The health workers disclosed this during a protest carried out within the hospital premises on Tuesday, November 21.

The workers were seen carrying placards with various inscription insisting that the management of the institution should do the needful. They also accused the management of delay in the release of the senior staff promotion list, high-handedness and victimization of staff.

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The Public Relations Officer of the Union, Solomon Nwafuru said the management should regularise their salaries for peace and harmony to reign in the centre.

All efforts to get the management to respond to the allegations proved abortive as the Public Relations Officer, Jesinta Achonu said the management is not ready to speak on the matter, until further notice.

Ogun Govt Denies Alleged Financial Mismanagement

ogun The Ogun State government says that medium term financial strategies have been put in place, to address the short fall from federation account and the Internally Generated Revenue, giving the state a clean bill of health.

The state Commissioner for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made the declaration at a press briefing held in Abeokuta, the state capital, against the backdrop of claims that the state is in financial mess, peddled by members of the opposition in the state.

While assuring business operators in the state of continued business friendly environment, the government also denied any plan to reduce its workforce, adding that the allegation by the opposition is malicious and irresponsible.

In recent development, the state government had also announced the payment of salaries deducted from workers salaries and cooperative dues.