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Gombe State Government Reaches Agreement With JOHESU Union

At the end of the meeting between Gombe State Government under the leadership of his Excellency Alh (Dr) Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo OON (Talban Gombe), the Executive Governor of Gombe State, Nigeria Labour Congress and representative of JOHESU which took place on Monday 28th May 2018 at Government House, Gombe State the following issues were discussed:

The Gombe State Government under His Excellency Alh (Dr) Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo OON (Talban Gombe) has agreed to address all issues raised by JOHESU as presented in their demands as soon as possible

The leadership of JOHESU and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will collaborate to follow up the decisions reached with the view to implementing them.

The issues are as follows
1. Payment of the remaining 10% CONHESS and allowances to JOHESU members in the LGA Primary Health Care Departments, Vetenary/Livestock as soon as possible.
2. All outstanding promotions should be released and implemented including all outstanding arrears
3. Variation order for payment of rural posting allowances be issued on reciept of letter of assumption of duty of the officers concerned
4. JOHESU is to write to the Ministry of Health requesting for the elongation of the Direction from GL16 to GL17 and copy the Office of Head of Civil Service for necessary action

5. A committee will be put in place to look into the possibility of changing the nomenclature of the Directorate of Diagnostic Services to Directorate of Medical Laboratory Services
6. A separate Laboratory Revolving Fund (LRF) be created out of the existing Drug Revolving Fund by the Ministry of Health
7. The Office of the Head of Civil Service of Gombe State is to look into the possibility of implementing Consultant Cadre for Pharmacists nd other Health Professionals that have the requisite qualification
8. The Ministry of Health is to ensure the autonomy of all the Directorates and allow all the directorates to take full responsibility of handling the affirs of their respective directorates
9. No official or JOHESU member will be victimised as a result of his participation in the strike action embarked by the unions

Comrade Abdulsalam Yakubu
Chairman JOHESU

Comrade Haruna Kamara
Chairman NLC

Comrade Jonathan Yusufu Lanipi
Secretary JOHESU

Alhaji Adamu H. Abubakar
Head of Civil Service Gombe State


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