Kogi Judiciary Suspends 4⃣-Month Strike🚷

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Barely one week the National Judiciary Council (NJC) wade into the impasse between the Executive and the Judiciary in Kogi State, workers under the auspice of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has called off its over four months strike in the state.

The suspension of the strike, according to a statement signed by the Kogi State Chairman Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Comrade Emmanuel Waniko and Secretary, Comrade Sule Suberu, Sunday evening, will take effect from Monday 29th April 2019.

The media recalls that the judiciary workers in the state had on 11th December 2018, embarked on an indefinite strike following a disagreement between the management and the executive arm of the Kogi State Government on proposed screening to audit its workforce.

The judiciary workers are currently owed nine months salaries.

It would also be recalled that a powerful delegation of the National Judicial Commission met with the executive arm under the leadership of Gov. Yahaya Bello were it was resolved that the strike be suspended to give room for further deliberations.

Other resolutions between the two party is that a committee be set up between the Executive and the Legislature to work out the modalities for the payment of salary arrears.

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