A group under the umbrella of Emergency Health Workers in Borno state has appealed to the Federal Government and the Borno state government not to disengage them as they have been providing essential services to Internally Displaced persons across the 27 local governments areas.
The group urged the Federal and the Borno state government to also pay them their outstanding three months allowance for the months of December 2019 to February 2020.
While addressing journalists at a Press briefing held at the NUJ Press Centre Maiduguri, the Chairman of the group Pharm. Isaac Nsoha said they appeal to the Federal government and Borno state government to come to their aid and pay their outstanding three months allowances.
He said they are adhoc staff engaged by Federal government under the Health and Nutrition Emergency Response Project in collaboration with Borno state government to address the Nutrition and Health challenges and emergencies as a result of the insurgency in Borno state.
He also appealed to the Federal government to extend same project in other states and also pay them through their personal accounts