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Lagos Judiciary Workers Join Nationwide Strike

Reports say Judicial activities at the four divisions of the Lagos High court were on Monday suspended following the decision of  judiciary workers in the state to join the nationwide strike embarked on their colleagues  in other states of the federation on strike, to demand for the independence of the judiciary.

It implies that various state courts across the country have not been opened for sittings since Friday, until JUSUN directs otherwise.

The union in a communiqué on Thursday, said the strike was, among others, to press home its demand for various state governments in the country to comply with court judgments which granted financial autonomy at both the state and federal levels.

In the communiqué which was issued in Abuja at the end of the emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee of union, the union also expressed support for the ongoing strike embarked upon by its members in the Rivers State as a result of the current judiciary crisis in the state.

The communiqué was jointly signed by its National President of the union, Marwan Adamu, and its General Secretary, Isaiah Adetola.

The union directed its members in the federal judiciary to be on the alert as they could also be asked to join the strike anytime in solidarity with their state counterparts.

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