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Financial Autonomy: JUSUN Relaxes Ongoing Strike in Lagos


The Lagos State Chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has relaxed the ongoing nationwide indefinite strike action in Lagos State.


In an Addendum to Strike released by Asiwaju Sobowale, the Chairman of JUSUN Lagos State Chapter, the statement reads “Addendum on Strike Day 16, To whom much is Given, Much is expected

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We had many interactions on strike situations with fellow State chairmen especially from southwest, Southeast and south south.

Lagos Jusun finds out that its only Lagos State Government that had show concerns and seriousness with a listening ears to this Jusun struggle.

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At this moment, Lagos Jusun have had 4 meetings with powerful Government official especially Mr Governor himself.

From my position and privileges as Jusun chairman Lagos, We are indeed lucky. Even the National leadership hasn’t made significant progress as Lagos Jusun does at the moment.

Our axillary demands are been speedily looked into and Results are manifesting.

Though there is a national agitation for financial autonomy, This will be achieved Nationally and all state will benefits from it.

Our 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 us since 2014.

while showing commitment today with the delivery of 2 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 To relaxed strike Rules to allow clearance of Backlogs, Reading of Judgement and decongestion of prison occasion by the covid pandemic and End Sars 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.

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The Union will Review the progress both left and Right to Make informed decisions as event unfolds.

Pls let it be known that ” The Staff of Lagos state judiciary is Still on strike but was magnanimous in putting Lagos Judiciary and the Government of Lagos state first in our time of strength.

All Gates of courts in Lagos state will be partially open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Only.

Life itself is all about Give and take.

The Congress says its time to give so that it can be given to us all.

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