The Judicial Workers Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Cross River State department has accused the Accountant Common of the federation of failure to implement the availability of Government Order 10 signed by President Buhari.
Government Order 10, empowers the Accountant Common 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 by way of cellphone 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 usually are not respecting it and we’ve been dialoguing over it however the governors haven’t revered it
“For the reason that 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 Common ought to deduct such cash from the federation account to the Judiciary however the Accountant Common refused to implement the Government 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 mentioned 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 regulation.
He mentioned that refusal to honour the manager order is why the strike continues to be lingering.
The JUSUN Chairman mentioned “We don’t have robust establishments, think about the place the federal authorities by means of the President offers 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 must be fired, what he has finished 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 said.
”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 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’ve in Nigeria and it isn’t primarily based on rule of regulation. There are specific individuals which might be larger than the regulation, what’s practised in Nigeria just 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 Government Order and the Nationwide Meeting to promulgate a regulation that can punish anybody who doesn’t respect the regulation” Ebong mentioned.