Lagos Judiciary Workers Considers Partial Resumption

The Lagos Chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, is considering partial resumption in the ongoing strike after meeting with the stakeholders and 70 percent of their demand met.

Partial resumption was disclosed by the JUSUN Lagos Chairman, Asiwaju Shobowale Kehinde that their axillary demands are been speedily looked into and results are manifesting.

He said they had many interactions on strike situations with fellow State chairmen especially from southwest, Southeast and south south. He noted that it was only Lagos State Government that had show concerns and seriousness with a listening ears to JUSUN struggle.

Kehinde noted that Lagos JUSUN had four meetings with Government official especially, the governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu himself, the Chief Justice Kazeem Alogba, Ademokoya Oluwashina representing taskforce and others stakeholders.

The union had the best assurances directly from Mr Governor and the chief judge of Lagos State on improving welfare allowances for staff which had eluded them since 2014.

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While showing commitment today with the delivery of two new buses to Judiciary while House of Assembly had only 1bus given to them even though both arms of Government were currently on strike.

Its impossible that a state branch will suspend a National Strike hence Jusun strike is very much ongoing in Lagos state.

But Due to the great respect and honour Lagos state judiciary staff have for Mr Governor And the Chief Judge of Lagos state, its our desire only yo relaxed strike rules to allow clearance of backlogs, reading of judgement and decongestion of prison occasion by the covid pandemic and End Sar protest.

Therefore work and official duties are constraint to Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of every week, while Monday and Tuesday of every week remains our strike days that all staff Must stay off duty to observed the national strike.

All gates of courts in Lagos state will be partially open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday only. He said the union will review the progress as event unfolds.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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