Abuja - Some civil society organisations in Osun State have appealed to local
doctors to call off their strike in the wake of the government's precarious
The Good Governance and Leadership Assessment Initiative
and Nigerian Youth Assembly have made the appeal.
"In our darling state, we must watch and react
objectively from a broad perspective devoid of selfishness and ego
rivalry," the organisations stated.
They said the effect of the new economic reality in Nigeria was felt in every aspect of
The organisations said their concern centered on the
medical doctors in the state and the unbalanced negotiation between them and
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"It is not our interest to take side with any of the
party but our ultimate goal is to act as catalyst of good governance
always," the organisations stated joinly.
"We would encourage the Labour and the medical
doctors who work for the State of Osun’s government to maintain an
understanding with the government, the one that respects the economic
While comment could not be obtained from the medical
professionals, the organisations appealed that the health of resident be
"We strongly urge the Medical Doctors to
consider the general interest of the State by calling off the ongoing strike in
the interest of the common man in the state."
- CAJ News