Unemployed nurses and midwives threaten to go on demonstration on January 28

Unemployed nurses and midwives threaten to go on demonstration on January 28

- Unemployed nurses and midwives have threatened to embark on a nationwide demonstration on Tuesday, January 28, 2020

- According to them, the government has failed to secure their postings for them even after discussions with the health ministry and the president

- They added that they risk losing their skills if they continue to remain at home

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The Graduate Unemployed Nurses and Midwives Association (GUNMA) has threatened to embark on a nationwide demonstration.

According to the group, the government has failed to provide clearance for their posting, hence their decision.

GUNMA’s leaders argued that their situation has not changed even after a series of engagements with the ministry of health and the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Unemployed nurses and midwives threaten to go on demonstration on January 28

Source: citinewsroom.com
Source: UGC

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Per a report by citinewsroom.com, the demonstration is scheduled to take place in Tamale in the Northern region on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, and would be replicated in the remaining 15 regions.

The national president of the group, Sugri Abdul Rafiq, noted that they risk losing their skills if they continue to remain at home.

He indicated that the government lied when it announced that it had cleared nurses for employment from 2012.

In other news, YEN.com.gh is in possession of a video in which a policeman is seen standing at the Madina Zongo junction footbridge with a cane.

The road user who recorded the video, @love_4_sale, revealed that he saw adults being forced to use the footbridge.

The police officer achieved this with the help of the cane he held in his hand.

In the video, he is seen directing pedestrians to refrain from walking across the road and use the bridge instead.

A woman who succeeds in reaching the other side of the road is asked to return to the side from which she came and use the footbridge instead.

Social media users have reacted in different ways to the video since it went viral

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