The Judicial Employees Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Cross River State department has accused the Accountant Basic of the federation of failure to implement the availability of Government Order 10 signed by President Buhari.
Government Order 10, empowers the Accountant Basic to deduct cash meant for the Judiciary from the federation account if the Government Arms (Governors) refuses handy over such monies to them.
Talking with DAILY POST through cellphone on Wednesday, the Chairman of JUSUN, Cross River State department Comrade Asanya Ebong regretted the motion of the Accountant Basic accusing him of prolonging the strike embarked upon by the union.
“Part 121 subsections 3 of the structure says any cash standing to the credit score of the Judiciary within the consolidated income fund shall be paid on to the top of court docket however the Governors usually are not respecting it and we now have been dialoguing over it however the governors haven’t revered it
“Because the governors haven’t revered that provision of the structure, the President got here up with Government Order 10 which says any governor who’s in breach of part 121 subsection 3, the Accountant Basic ought to deduct such cash from the federation account to the Judiciary however the Accountant Basic refused to implement the Government Order 10.
“The Accountant Basic with out recourse to anyone ought to deduct the cash meant for the Judiciary and provides it to Judiciary. However the governors stated it was unlawful as a result of the structure doesn’t allow anyone or federal authorities from deducting cash to Judiciary”
Comrade Ebong famous that the governors’ refusal to implement the availability of the structure made the President provide you with Government Order 10 to compel the governors to respect that part of the legislation.
He stated that refusal to honour the manager order is why the strike remains to be lingering.
The JUSUN Chairman stated “We don’t have sturdy establishments, think about the place the federal authorities by way of the President offers an order that the Accountant Basic ought to deduct cash from the state allocation to Judiciary however the accountant common refuses to implement that order.
“If we had sturdy establishments the Accountant Basic needs to be fired, what he has achieved is gross misconduct, it’s a slap on the President’s face as a result of the order was from the President but the Accountant Basic who’s an worker of the President refuses to hold out his order. He shouldn’t be working, he’s imagined to be sack” he acknowledged.
”The strike remains to be on and it’s a resumed strike, not a contemporary strike, the primary strike was instantly after the court docket judgment in 2014, there was a memorandum of understanding and we suspended the strike and ever since we now have been dialoguing even as much as the purpose the manager arm of government-issued the manager order 10.
”In a rustic the place issues work such an individual is meant to be sacked, this reveals the sort of democracy we now have in Nigeria and it isn’t primarily based on rule of legislation. There are specific individuals which are larger than the legislation, what’s practised in Nigeria is just not democracy, it’s autocracy the place the governors are made to be extra highly effective than the Legislature and Judiciary and there are not any checks and balances.
He suggested the Accountant Basic to respect the President and the Government Order and the Nationwide Meeting to promulgate a legislation that can punish anybody who doesn’t respect the legislation” Ebong stated.