Judiciary workers issue ultimatum to Nasarawa over salary deductions

Tue Nov 12th, 2019 - Abuja (FCT)

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa. Photo/Twitter/NasarawaGovt

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has issued a two-week ultimatum to the Nasarawa State Government to halt deductions of its members’ salaries in High Courts or risk industrial action.

A communiqué issued after an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the union in Abuja, which contained the ultimatum, the union also described the sacking and subsequent reinstatement with stringent conditions of her 21 members by the state Judicial Service Commission (JSC), as unacceptable.

The communiqué, which was signed by JUSUN President, Marwan Adamu, and General Secretary, Isaiah Adetola, also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the full implementation of financial autonomy of states Judiciary in Nigeria.The NEC also raised a three-member committee headed by the National Legal Adviser of the union, Mahmud Amin, Saidu Magaji, National Assistant Secretary as the secretary, and Jimoh Musa Alonge, the National Treasurer as a members to interface with Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, to resolve the crisis facing the state judiciary.




source: Guardian