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Nigeria: Women health workers murdered in Kano province

26 February 2013
Public Services International is shocked and concerned by the murder of ten women health workers in Kano, Nigeria. The women were members of the Medical Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria, a PSI affiliate. They were working in the National Immunization Programme aimed at eradicating polio in the country.

The ten women were the target of gunmen on a motorbike. PSI has expressed its deepest condolences to their families and trade union colleagues. PSI calls upon the Federal Government in Nigeria to ensure that the murderers are arrested and judged for their crimes.

Please find below a letter of condolences and solidarity to the union.


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