RIVERS STATE CHAPTER OF JUDICIARY STAFF UNION OF NIGERIA JOINS THEIR COUNTERPART ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO SHUT DOWN COURT, DEMANDING FOR FINANCIAL AUTONOMY OF THE JUDICIARY
Written by wave FM on April 6, 2021
Judiciary workers, under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has begun an indefinite nationwide strike today to press home their demand for the financial autonomy of the judiciary.
The national leadership of JUSUN in a circular dated April 1, ordered the shutdown of various courts across the country as from Tuesday, April 6.
In Rivers state, the state chapter of JUSUN has joined their counterpart across the country to shut down the court.
Our correspondent reports that members of JUSUN in the state were seen picketing the front gate of the Judiciary along Azikiwe Road.
Speaking to our correspondent IWOR ROMGBO, the National Vice President South-South of JUSUN, SOKARI GEORGE said the union only withdraw their service, adding that all allowances due to them as essential workers have not been paid.
Also speaking the state chairman of JUSUN, WACHUKWU ANTHONY explained why members shut down the entrance to the court premises
Reporting: Iwor Romgbo
Edited by Ayo Odungweru