The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) has announced that it would commence an indefinite nation-wide strike, on Monday, March 6, 2017.

The National General Secretary of NUAHP, Mr. Ayinde Obisesan announced this latest development to its workers today, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Ibadan.

He said: “You are hereby directed to commence an indefinite strike action with effect from 12: 01 am, Monday, 6 March, 2017, until otherwise directed.

“This is sequel to the ultimatum issued to the government since 20 January, 2017 and the inability of government to address our demands positively.”

NUAHP is an umbrella union for health workers like dieticians, physiotherapists, optometrist, pharmacists, medical laboratory scientists, radiographers, dental therapists, clinical psychologists, medical physicists, medical social workers and health information officers.