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Lagos Court’s Staff Members Chased Out As JUSUN Moves In To Enforce Strike




The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) waded in to enforce its ongoing nationwide strike in Lagos State, where the industrial action was partially suspended on Thursday.

Tribune Online gathered that staff members of Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos were chased out of the premises by JUSUN officers on Friday.

It added that the staff members were asked by the JUSUN unionists to suspend court activities and vacate the premises.

JUSUN had embarked on the nationwide strike on April 6 demanding judiciary’s financial freedom from the executive arm of government at both the state and federal levels.

The national leadership had immediately issued a directive for full compliance with the strike.

The National Treasurer, Jimoh Musa, that officers of the union in neighbouring states, had been mobilised to restore the strike in full force in Lagos on Friday.

A national officer of JUSUN on Friday shared a video clip to show how the strike was being enforced at a court premises in Lagos State with a notice of the industrial action being pasted to the wall and the gate appearing shut.

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.