By Abdulkadir Haladu Kiyawa – Kano
The Medical And health workers Union of Nigeria has appointed Comrade Auwal Yusuf Kiyawa, as the new acting Secretary General of the Union.
The national Chairman of the Union Comrade Biobelemoye Joy Josiah, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
The statement quoted him as saying “Sequel to the decision of the central working committee of the Union held at board room, National Secretariat, Abuja, on 16 June 2021, You have been appointed the acting secretary of the Union”.
He also added that “the appointment was for 6 months duration at first instance, subject to renewal based on good performance at the pleasure of the Union”.
” Thought, the central working committee, approved the appointment on 16 June 2021; how ever your effective date of resumption is Thursday first July 2021″ Biobelemoye said.
On his part, the newly appointed acting secretary General of the Union Comrade Auwal Yusuf Kiyawa, during an Interview with Journalist in Kano, pledged to work hard and ensure the realisation of the Union mandate.
“Basic Responsibility’s of every Trade Union leader is to protect his members’ rights which is our status quo now ” Comrade Auwal said.
He says Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria have successfully carried out activities that touches the right, welfare and wellbeing of the Union members both at the three tiers of Government.
” You can agreed with me from the Civil Servants, you can see the salary of the Health Personnel is entirely different with other workers, this is part of our responsibilities in the Union “. Auwal Yusuf said.
Comrade Auwal Yusuf Kiyawa, also promised to ensure that the Union members are adequately equipped with current trends’ practical equipments equivalent with global best practices.
“My goal is to work hard, and put all hand in deck to put MHWUN in its desired position, both at Local, States and Federal Governments Levels”.
Comrade Auwal Yusuf Kiyawa, is the Ex- Kano State Secretary General of the Union and current North west regional secretary general of the Union and also acting National General Sectary of the Union.