H.E. Amos Nyaribo today with the Kenya National Union of Nurses members, Nyamira County branch agreed to a return to work formula that has ended a 2 months strike which had paralyzed health services in the county.
During a press briefing at governor's Boardroom the governor said they have agreed on a return to work formula with the health workers and that normal services should resume at all healthcare facilities with immediate effect.
"Now that we have reached a consensus I order all nurses on strike to return to work with immediate effect"
The governor was happy that now services will resume and it was a win-win situation for everyone.
"I'm happy to announce that this is a win-win situation for everyone".
The nurses have been fighting for Health risk allowances,withheld salaries,salary arrears,promotions among other grievances.
The Kenya National Union of Nurses(KNUN) secretary Benard Kerosi thanked the governor for listening to them and assured him that all the health workers on strike will be back to work with immediate effect.
He further urged the county government to address their grievances to avoid strikes in the future.
The presser was attended by members from KNUN, County secretary,legal officers and county officials.