Jusun Storms Federal High Court Lagos, Evict Workers (Photos)

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The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has forced court workers out of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

This comes after it embarked an indefinite nationwide strike, which began on Tuesday.

The Nation reports the unionists arrived the court premises before 9am and directed their colleagues in courtrooms and offices to comply the industrial action.

They sealed some of the offices and pasted notices indicating commencement of the court shutdown.

The JUSUN national leadership had in an April 1 circular ordered closure of courts from Tuesday until the government complies the Constitution, court judgments and other instruments, which confer or re-emphasise the of the Judiucary.

The circular signed by its General Secretary, I. M. Adetola, directed all states and zonal heads of the union to comply the strike.

The union stated it had at its last National Executive Meeting March 13, 2021 in Abuja, issued a 21-day ultimatum to the government to implement the financial autonomy of the judiciary a threat that “failure of which JUSUN have no other option but to resume the suspended national strike action.”

“Therefore, as a result of the holiday April 5, 2021, the strike action has been postponed to Tuesday, April 6, 2021.”