Patients are trooping to hospitals in Sokoto State following the suspension of strike by members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that normal healthcare services have been restored as the aggrieved unionists resumed normal duties after a protracted industrial action that began on April 17.

A NAN correspondent monitoring the situation reports that the JOHESU members heeded to the directive of their national secretariat to suspend the strike.

Mr Muhammad Gold, the Chairman, Senior Staff Association (SSA), Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) branch, told NAN on Tuesday that the state chapter had complied with the resumption order.

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Gold explained that the state members resumed work after a congress meeting attended by all the leadership of the association to review developments affecting their members.

“The Congress envisaged victory over JOHESU agitations and demands were certain.

“A committee that constitutes the CJN, AG, the Director DSS, JOHESU leadership, was initiated to solve the problem, which the JOHESU leadership trust will do justice with the problem on ground,” he said.

NAN further reports that normal activities have resumed in the federal medical facility and other state hospitals.