The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has directed its members across Nigeria to shut down courts nationwide beginning from tomorrow Tuesday, Unimaidgist understands that this is as a result of the inability of the government to implement Financial Autonomy for the Judiciary.
Recall that the union had on 13th March 2021 issued a 21- day ultimatum to this effect which elapsed on Sunday, April 4, 2021. The strike action is expected to begin Monday but due to a public holiday, the nationwide strike commences Tuesday 6th April 2021.
In a statement, the JUSUN president, Comrade Marwan Mustapha Adamu said all courts and other departments would be shut until and unless the government does the needful.
In a circular Ref.no.JUSUN/NHQ/GEN/111/VOL.11/65 dated April 1st 2021 signed by the general secretary, Comrade Isaiah M. Adetola to Members of JUSUN across the country, the union asked members to comply with the directive by the NEC of the union.
It reads partly, “You are directed to shut down Courts/Departments in your States until further notice from the National Secretariat of JUSUN in Abuja.”