Financial Autonomy Strike: We Will Not Close Courts — JUSUN, Borno State Chapter

 Financial Autonomy Strike: We Will Not Close Courts — JUSUN, Borno State Chapter

By Joseph Ayinde

The Borno State Chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria has said that it will not shut down courts due to the pledge by government of the state to comply with whatever agreement the union reaches at the national level.

In a resolution signed by the Secretary of the State’s Union sighted by TheNigeriaLawyer, the executive committee also said that the government has pledged to look into their salary problems

“The JUSUN EXCOs Borno State is in full solidarity with the National Body over the issue of nationwide strike in order to press home the implementation of the financial autonomy for the State Judiciary.

“The EXCOS have been assured that the government is ready to comply with whatever agreement reached at the National level over the issue at stake and pledges to look into our pending salary problems. That the government is ready to grant us audience whenever the need arises to deliberate on our demands with a view to resolving same.” the statement reads in part

It added, “Therefore the EXCOs hereby resolved not to close the Courts as a result of the understanding on the side of the government and the lingering security challenges facing the state.”

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