The Judicial Employees Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Cross River State department has accused the Accountant Common of the federation of failure to implement the supply of Govt Order 10 signed by President Buhari.
Govt Order 10, empowers the Accountant Common to deduct cash meant for the Judiciary from the federation account if the Govt Arms (Governors) refuses at hand over such monies to them.
Talking with DAILY POST through telephone on Wednesday, the Chairman of JUSUN, Cross River State department Comrade Asanya Ebong regretted the motion of the Accountant Common 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 pinnacle of courtroom however the Governors are usually not respecting it and we’ve got 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 Govt Order 10 which says any governor who’s in breach of part 121 subsection 3, the Accountant Common ought to deduct such cash from the federation account to the Judiciary however the Accountant Common refused to implement the Govt Order 10.
“The Accountant Common 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 supply of the structure made the President provide you with Govt Order 10 to compel the governors to respect that part of the regulation.
He stated that refusal to honour the manager order is why the strike continues to be lingering.
The JUSUN Chairman stated “We don’t have robust establishments, think about the place the federal authorities by way of the President provides an order that the Accountant Common ought to deduct cash from the state allocation to Judiciary however the accountant normal refuses to implement that order.
“If we had robust establishments the Accountant Common needs to be fired, what he has performed 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 Common who’s an worker of the President refuses to hold out his order. He shouldn’t be working, he’s purported to be sack” he acknowledged.
”The strike continues to be on and it’s a resumed strike, not a recent strike, the primary strike was instantly after the courtroom judgment in 2014, there was a memorandum of understanding and we suspended the strike and ever since we’ve got 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 type of democracy we’ve got in Nigeria and it isn’t based mostly on rule of regulation. There are particular individuals which can be larger than the regulation, what’s practised in Nigeria isn’t democracy, it’s autocracy the place the governors are made to be extra highly effective than the Legislature and Judiciary and there aren’t any checks and balances.
He suggested the Accountant Common to respect the President and the Govt Order and the Nationwide Meeting to promulgate a regulation that may punish anybody who doesn’t respect the regulation” Ebong stated.