JUSUN Calls Off Nationwide Strike

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The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has suspended the nationwide strike which it embarked on over two months ago.

JUSUN had, on April 6, embarked on a nationwide strike in protest of the non-implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary.

However, the union resolved to suspend the industrial action during its national executive council (NEC) meeting, which held on Wednesday, in Abuja.

The treasurer of the union,Jimoh Alonge said JUSUN decided to call off the strike following the intervention of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

“NJC, which is the highest body of the judiciary, appealed to the union to give them two to three months to weigh into the matter and make sure they actualise what we are asking for. They noted that the public is suffering. We decided to accord them that respect,” Alonge said.

FRCN Abuja

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