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Financial autonomy: Osun Assembly workers begin indefinite strike

Parliamentary Employees Affiliation of Nigeria, (PASAN), have sealed up the doorway to the Yobe State Home of Meeting Advanced in Damaturu, indefinitely.

The transfer was in solidarity with the directives from the Nationwide Physique of the Affiliation to embark on indefinite strike motion in response to the non-implementation of the Monetary Autonomy act of 2018 and Presidential Order 10 of 2020 by the federal authorities.

Talking on the event, the Chairman of PASAN, Yobe State Chapter, Comrade Zanna Ali, mentioned, “We took this motion as a result of members of the Affiliation need the federal authorities to implement the monetary autonomy.

“We joined the strike as a result of it’s a nationwide motion. We wish our demand to be met; that’s the monetary autonomy of state legislature as enshrined within the 1999 structure of the Federal Republic as amended”.

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Ali famous that it’s nearly two years because the President assented to the Invoice, however nothing has been achieved in the direction of its implementation.

“There can be no sitting in the present day as a result of we locked the doorway gate of the legislative chamber, there’s no sitting in the present day”, he declared.

The Chairman added that PASAN as a stress group exhausted all efforts aimed toward making certain the complete implementation of economic autonomy by the federal authorities after issuing a number of ultimatums to the authorities involved.

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“At this juncture, the affiliation has no possibility than to direct our members to embark on an indefinite strike”, Ali pressured.

He additionally mentioned, PASAN had been magnanimous by permitting ample time for implementation of the autonomy, however but it was taken with no consideration.

The putting workers held placard containing varied inscription comparable to: “No Monetary Autonomy, No Laws”; “Legislative Monetary Autonomy is a Constitutional Proper Not a Privilege”, amongst others.

The management of the State Meeting was not there to obtain the complaints of the protesters as of the time of filling on this report.

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