Judiciary

JUSUN Strike: Oyo Judicial Workers Down Tools

In compliance with the directive by the national body  of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, today judicial activities have been paralyzed at all court premises in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.

Radio Nigeria monitored the situation within Ibadan metropolis observed that Oyo state High Court of Justice, Ring Road, Ibadan, complied with the directives as members of staff locked the main entrance and placed  various inscription  on the gate such as judiciary autonomy is nonnegotiable, injustice in temple of justice among others.

The situation was not different at the Federal High Court, National Industrial Court and Court of Appeal, Ibadan.

Speaking on their demands, Chairman, Judiciary staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, Oyo state branch who doubles as Oyo state NLC Chairman, Mr Kayode Martins said the financial autonomy will aid the efficiency of the sector in the dispensation of justice.

Similarly, members of the Judiciary staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) enforcing its indefinite nationwide strike, have evicted court staff from the Federal High court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

They sealed some of the offices and pasted notices indicating commencement of the court shutdown.

In a related development, all court activities in Osun state have been grounded following an indefinite industrial action embarked upon by members of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria.

Addressing the judicial staff, its, Chairman Mr Gbenga Eludire averred that all forms of criminal activities in Nigeria today were as a result of neglect of the judiciary, hence the need for the full implementation of its autonomy.

Adedoyin Shomoye

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