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Abuja residents want govt to resolve judiciary workers’ strike


ABUJA – As the strike embarked upon by judiciary workers entered day two, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory had called for quick resolution of the dispute.
They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja in separate interviews, that the strike had frustrated their efforts to carry out transactions at the courts.
A lawyer, Mrs Yewande Ogundipe, said the strike had stalled many ongoing cases in the courts.
“I am very unhappy about the strike; the strike have affected a lot of things, including ongoing cases and pending judgments, among others”, Ogundipe said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
A businesswoman, Miss Patience Raphael said that incessant strikes by different unions were not in the interest of the nation’s socio-economic development.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“This is annoying,we need a change; the present situation is not encouraging. I see no reason why there should be strikes virtually all year round.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“I came to the court to do an affidavit but I heard a different story,’’ Raphael said.
Also speaking, Mr Onipede Bamidele, a public servant said the strike had disrupted his planned business transaction, as he could not process vital documents.
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He called on government to take necessary measures to stabilise the operations of the judiciary and avoid future strikes.
Mr Francis Tanko, a prosecutor at Wuse Zone 3 Police Station who was in court with some accused, said he had to suffer the stress of taking them back to the station.

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