The Executive Committee of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, Borno State Chapter has announced it will not shut down courts in the state in view of the fact that it has been assured that the government is ready to accede to the Union’s demands.
This development is contained in a resolution by the JUSUN executive committee after its emergency meeting Sunday.
According to the statement:
“The JUSUN EXCOs Borno State is in full solidarity with the National Body over the issue of nationwide strike in order to press home the implementation of the financial autonomy for the State Judiciary.
“The EXCOS have been assured that the government is ready to comply with whatever agreement reached at the National level over the issue at stake and pledges to look into our pending salary problems. That the government is ready to grant us audience whenever the need arises to deliberate on our demands with a view to resolving same.
“Therefore the EXCOs hereby resolved not to close the Courts as a result of the understanding on the side of the government and the lingering security challenges facing the state.
The statement was signed by the Secretary General JUSUN, Borno State.