TUC rejects proposed privatization of federal hospitals

TUC rejects proposed privatization of federal hospitals

TUC rejects proposed privatization of federal hospitals

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has gone against the arranged privatization of public medical services offices in the country.

The TUC President, Mr Festus Osifo, talked while tending to newsmen toward the finish of association’s National Administrative Council (NAC), Central Working Committee (CWC) and National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the association on Friday in Abuja.

He said that the NEC in meeting emphatically went against the move by the Federal Government to privatize the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and Federal emergency clinics.

He said that Nigerians hadnever profited from privatizations done before and accordingly, TUC emphatically scowled at it.

“As TUC, we take a total exemption for this. The NEC of TUC, glares at this, on the grounds that the privatization that was finished previously, where has it driven us to.

“Nothing significant has at any point emerged from the past privatization processes, particularly the power area,” he said.

The TUC president while talking on the waiting strike in the college framework, approached the Federal Government to put esteem on schooling in country.

“TUC as a body is here to safeguard our public interest. We will do all that could be within reach to guarantee that we draw in government, and furthermore draw in ASUU also to track down an agreeable arrangement.

“You will concur with me that where there is will, there is consistently a way, ” he said.

He censured the N1.4 billion spent on the acquisition of vehicles for the Government of Niger Republic.

“The worth that is put on our college framework is the justification for why we are here today, ”he said.

The TUC president additionally expressed that there was no requirement for government to keep paying for fuel endowment as the effect was plainly not felt by Nigerians.

The TUC President recommended that the cash implied for fuel sponsorship could be utilized to fulfill the needs of college based associations.

He further approached legislatures to as an issue of earnestness do whatever it may take to address the security challenges in the country.

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