JUSUN strike update today: FG, staff union to meet as Nigeria judiciary paralyze

Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria [JUSUN], wey begin strike early April, on Monday do protest for main goment buildings inside Abuja, di kontri capital.

Dis na because federal goment shun di meeting dem suppose get to settle wetin dey vex dem.

Nigeria judiciary and all di judicial activities like courts dey paralyze since 6 April, 2021 wen di JUSUN strike start.

Goment representatives and di leadership of di striking judiciary workers suppose hold meeting on Thursday, 15 April but dem postpone di meeting.

State governors, under di umbrella of di Nigeria Governors’ Forum plus di kontri labour minister, Chris Ngige wey suppose see dem no give di workers union any reason.

On wetin go happun next, one JUSUN official tell BBC Pidgin say dem go still go ahead wit dia planned protest go di Federal Court of Appeal and National Assembly complex in Abuja.

JUSUN strike update today


Meanwhile sojas block di protesting Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria on Monday wen dem match go di parliament building.

Treasurer of di union, John Musa Alonge say di Minister of Labour don later call di union leaders say di meeting go hold on Tuesday, 20th April, 2021.

Di union wey down tools sake of say dem want di enforcement of constitutional provisions and court judgments wey grant financial freedom to di judiciary for both di state and federal levels, say dat na just one out of dia demands.

Dem dey vex say di allocation for di judiciary for states no dey reach dem directly and say state govnors dem dey use dem shine eye.

Unlike di federal level wia judicial officers dey get dia allocation directly from di head of di court, di state gatz depend on di mercy of di govnor and na wetin di govnor wan give dem, e go give dem.

Dis na why dem want dia financial autonomy so dat dia moni no go di pass through di govnor or di executive arm of goment.

JUSUN strike update today


Oga Alonge add join oda things wey di union dey demand for wey include:

  • Issue of peculiar allowances for members wey don dey long overdue.
  • Some of dia members dey marginalised
  • Dem want make stop goment stop to dey maltreat dia members, especially di Ebonyi state goment.
  • Goment compliance wit court judgement, among odas.
JUSUN strike update today


On top di effect of dia strike on Nigerians, di treasurer say make Nigerians no vex as dis dia strike na for di good of everybody.

He add join say na why dem dey hold peaceful protest and beg Nigerians to dey patient wit dem.

He say if afta di meeting wit goment, dem no reach any better decision, di strike go continue until further notice.