The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has directed its members across the country to proceed on strike from Tuesday, April 6, 2021 over failure of the Federal Government to implement the financial autonomy of the Judiciary.
In a statement issued by the Union, the strike action follows the expiration of the 21 days ultimatum issued to the Federal Government during the National Executive Council meeting of the Union which held on March 13, 2021.
According to the directives; all members of JUSUN were asked to shut down court/Departments in your states until further notice from the National Secretariat of JUSUN in Abuja.
“I am directed to refer to the communique issued at the end of the last National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting of JUSUN on 13th March 2021 in Abuja and particularly refer to paragraph 9 on 21-day Ultimatum to governments to implement the Financial Autonomy of the Judiciary, failure of which JUSUN have no other option but to resume the suspended national strike action.”
“Therefore, as a result of public holiday on 5th April 2021, the strike action has been postponed to Tuesday 6th April 2021. You are directed to shut down court/Departments in your states until further notice from the National Secretariat of JUSUN in Abuja.