The Coalition of Unemployed Nurses (CUN) has called for the immediate release of six of its members who they allege were picked up by the police at the Ministry of Health when they went to demand for employment earlier today.
According to a statement issued by the group, their convener, Abdul Rafiq Sugri was arrested alongside his colleagues and have been sent to the Central Police Station in Accra.
‘’We are by this release calling on the Ghana Police service and the Minister in charge of National Security to release our members with immediate effect or face the wrath of the unemployed nurses across the country. Also, We are calling on our members to remain calm for more updates and further directive on this unfortunate incident’’ the statement read in part.
Signed by Paul Selorm and Akugri Rashid convener and Press Secretary respectively, the group added that ‘’The arrest of our members is an illegal act and an affront on the rights and freedom of the innocent Unemployed Nurses. We therefore demand their immediate and unconditional release and apology from the Ghana Police service. An injury to one is an injury to all’’