The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has suspended its strike after meeting with President Bola Tinubu on Monday.
The health workers had been on industrial action for 21 days.
Tinubu had met with the health workers on Monday to plead with them to suspend their strike.
Obinna Ogbonna, JOHESU’s National Vice President, said the unions met with Tinubu at the villa earlier in the day.
He said the president pleaded with the striking health workers to give him the benefit of the doubt that he would resolve the matters amicably to their own benefit and positive results.
Ogbonna told Premium Times that the congress considered his plea and also said they should give a 21-day timeline to assess progress and commitment of state actors in resolving the issues.
Earlier, Tinubu who met with the health workers, pledged his administration’s commitment to the revival of the country’s health sector in order to restore public confidence.
While harping on the importance of health and the professionals in the sector to humanity, he promised to resolve all the challenges facing the sector for optimum performance.
“The health sector is one with a commitment to humanity. We will resolve all the problems. Trust must be enshrined in all discussions.
“I promise you, we will accelerate this. We will resolve all the issues. Please go back to work,” he said.