Enugu Federal Psychiatric Hospital Nursing students slam N5m suit on management

Enugu Federal Psychiatric Hospital Nursing students slam N5m suit on management
Enugu Federal Psychiatric Hospital Nursing students slam N5m suit on management
The crisis rocking the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu has taken another dimension as the nursing students of the hospital have dragged the management to court. This is coming few days after the nurses carried put a protest in the school with a mock coffin after the management failed to register them for the Nursing Council examination. Trouble started after the students could not write their council examinations owing to the management’s alleged inability to pay for the requisite accreditation fees and refusal to release 600 thousand naira they contributed for the nurses’ community psychiatric posting, a requirement for their final nursing and midwifery council examination. Reports that the suit filed before the National Industrial Court, Enugu Division, with number NICN/E/36/2018 has Obi Chibuike Otito and Amadi Chizoma as claimants, on behalf of other students. Joined as defendants are the Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Jojo Onwukwe and Dr. Andrew Orovwigho. The students are among other reliefs, praying the court for “General/aggravated damages of five million naira (N5,000,000.00) for loss of time, academic years, strictures and discomfitures.

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