The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Federal Medical Centre, Gusau chapter, has officially announced its participation in the nationwide strike organized by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC). The decision follows a directive from NANNM’s National office.

In a letter addressed to the Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau, the association indicated that its members would join the strike effective from 10:00 am today. The communication, signed by Unit PRO Comrade Salisu Abubakar, emphasized that the strike is indefinite.

The announcement reads: “We write to bring to the notice of the management that we are in receipt of directive from NANNM National to embark on NLC/TUC nationwide strike. Hence, we have directed our members to join the strike with effect from 10:00 am today.”

This action is part of a broader labor movement demanding improvements in working conditions and wages, which has seen various sectors of the Nigerian workforce engage in coordinated industrial actions. The impact of the strike is expected to be significant, affecting healthcare delivery among other essential services.

The Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, and other affected institutions are advised to prepare for disruptions and consider contingency plans to manage the anticipated challenges during the strike period.

Further updates on the situation will be provided as they become available.