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Kenya: Ukur Yatani Asks Striking Nurses to Obey Court Order

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Labour Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ukur Yatani has pleaded with the nurses' union to call off strike in good faith because conciliatory meetings are still ongoing.

In a statement, CS Yatani accused nurses of defying a court order issued on February 5 suspending their strike.

"It was my expectation that following the court order, the union [Kenya National Union of Nurses (Knun)] would have called off the strike as was directed to give conciliation a chance," said Mr Yatani on Monday.

Mr Yattani said the nurses' strike has not only impeded service delivery but also impacted negatively on the conciliation process.

The nurses' strike started on February 4 over a return-to-work formula entered on November

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