Judiciary

Judicial Workers Resume in Osun

After two months of strike action by members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) nationwide, courts in Osun State have opened their facilities to the public

Our correspondent who visited the headquarters of the Osun State High Court situated at Oke-Fia , Osogbo, observed that lawyers, litigants and staff of the judiciary were in the court premises discussing the situation.

Cleaners were cleaning the courtrooms and gardeners were seeing tidying up the premises.

Two suspects were brought to the court but were later taken back to the police station without been arraigned because of the absence of Magistrates and judges.

The Magistrates and judges numbering about ten came into the premises of the court in their official cars around 9:15 AM but later left the court premises.

A clerk of the court who pleaded not to be named told Radio Nigeria that most judges and magistrates could not be in court due to the valedictory programme of Justice wasiu Akanbi who retired from the service of recent.

She Gabe assurance that the court would sit tomorrow, Wednesday.

Radio Nigeria observed that large numbers of people were in the Court to sign affidavit and other documents.

In an interview, a legal practitioner, Mr Henry Odunayo explained that lawyers were already prepared for resumed hearing of cases.

Adenitan Akinola

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