The Ghana Nurses and Midwives Trainees Association (GNMTA) has hinted at a nationwide demonstration should the government refuse to pay them their nine-month allowance which is in arrears.
To this end, the Association issued a ten-day ultimatum to the government to settle all nine-month arrears.
The National Vice President of the Association, Shadrach Kyei Adu-Gyamfi in an interview with Obuoba Ofori Amanfo on Ahenkan Fm’s “Maakye” Morning show monitored by TodayGhanaMedia.com, said, all attempts to get the government and the Health Ministry to pay them have yielded no results hence their current decision.
He opined that the government even promised them that their allowance has been released and it will be disperses to them soon but yet still no information about it.
He noted that the ten-days ultimatum which they issued has even come to an end, therefore they are going to engage the media and demonstrate against the government.
He says personnel will have no option but to advise themselves if their allowances are not paid.
According to Mr. Adu-Gyamfi, the non-payment of the allowance continues to negatively impact members.
“Non-payment affects the psychology of trainees,” he opined.
Mr. Adu-Gyamfi stated that, the government is still owning those who has completed Nursing training schools for about four (4) months now.
Moreover, he added that since the government has not cancel the allowance they still have hope that the government will pay it.
Meanwhile on the G.N.M.T.A on
Read the full statement below: 29th of April 2022, released a statement over the the same issues demanding for the payment of their allowances.
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