JUSUN lock out staff members, lawyers, litigants from Federal High Court

The Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Tuesday in Abuja, locked staff members, lawyers, litigants and the general from the complex in Maitama.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that members of the Union were seen at the court premises as early as 6.30am on Tuesday morning to ensure that no one entered the court  premises.A big padlock was used to lock the entrance to the court from the outside to ensure that no one gained

access.Members of the union were seen sitting in front of the court entrance, they however, refused to speak to NAN and only said “we are on strike”.Litigants trying to gain entrance were turned away while security personnel attached to the court were seen loitering around.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that JUSUN said the strike is to press home their demand of the .A by JUSUN President, Mr Marwan Adamu, said all courts and other departments would be shut until and unless the government does the needful.

NAN reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had on May 22, 2020, signed into law an Order granting to the legislature and the across the 36 of the federation.

The Order No. 10 of 2020, made it mandatory for all to include the allocations of both the legislature and the judiciary in the first-line charge of their budgets.

The order also mandates the accountant-general of the federation to deduct from source amount due to the state legislatures and judiciaries from the monthly allocation to each state, for that refuse to grant such . (NAN)