The Edo Judiciary says it has suspended common Monday courtroom sittings within the state, in solidarity with the Judiciary Employees Union of Nigeria’s (JUSUN) ongoing nationwide industrial motion.
Recall that the JUSUN had launched into a nationwide strike on April 6, to protest towards years of economic strangulation.
The economic motion was to push for the implementation of economic autonomy within the judiciary in all of the 36 states and FCT.
DAILY POST reported that the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA) additionally joined the putting JUSUN in solidarity to push for monetary autonomy for the judiciary.
The Edo chapter of JUSUN had shunned the strike known as by the nationwide physique citing a “no work, no pay” coverage that price them their salaries in 2015.
The JUSUN Chairman, Edo State, Mr Uyi Ogieriakhi, defined that in 2015, when the Edo chapter joined the identical strike, members weren’t paid their salaries by the state authorities.
Nevertheless, the Chief Registrar, Mr Benson Osawaru, in a press release on Wednesday mentioned the Monday courtroom sittings have been suspended in solidarity with JUSUN.
“That is to inform most people that we’re in solidarity with the Judiciary Employees Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) strike.
“Because the Nigeria Bar Affiliation (NBA), Edo Department has suggested its members to boycott courtroom on Mondays until additional discover.
“Consequently upon that, sitting of courtroom in Edo State Judiciary on Mondays is hereby suspended for now,” he mentioned.
JUSUN strike: Edo Judiciary suspends courtroom sittings