The leadership of the joint health workers union has directed its members to return to duty to save lives victims of last Friday bombing of Kano central mosque.
The Secretary of Health workers of union, Comrade Kabiru Ado Minjibir told journalists that its indefinite strike ” is hereby suspended following the Friday attack on Kano central mosque where hundreds of worshippers now rush to the hospital.”
Members of the union at Aminu Kano teaching hospital and National orthopedic hospital Dala had joined their counterpart across the country on indefinite strike over an age long demands from the federal government.
The development came on the heel of outcry by the general public that questioned the continuation of the industrial action in the light of huge humanitarian crisis in major public health centres in the state.
In the meantime, thousands of residents Sunday trooped to hospitals to donate blood in response to the clarion call to assist victims of the blast.
At Aminu Kano Teaching, National Orthopedic and Murtala Muhammed Vanguard findings indicates voluntary donors patiently waiting to donate blood
Chief Medical director of Aminu Kano Teaching hospital Prof. Zakari Muhammed confirmed that the hospital recorded large turn out of voluntary donors who were eager to assist the victims
”The large turn out of people here this morning is quite impressive and we are very happy to have them and on our part we have deplored our staff to ensure the exercise went smoothly” ProfessorZakari said.