Kidero orders hiring of 600 health workers
16 December 2013, 16:29
Nairobi - The health workers' strike has taken a new twist after the Nairobi governor, Evans Kidero, issued a directive to hire new medics to replace those who are on strike.
Kidero ordered the hiring of 602 health workers with immediate effect, The Standard reports.
He said they had tried to engage the striking workers but a few were reporting back hence the decision to replace them.
The strike enters day eight, as the workers oppose plans to devolve them.
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