Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN
Two senior lawyers on Monday expressed support and solidarity for the industrial action embarked upon by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, (JUSUN).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that JUSUN began a nationwide strike on Tuesday, April 6, when the union directed all its members across the federation to shut down all courts after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum earlier given over the failure of the government to implement the financial autonomy of the judiciary.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Paul Erokoro, told NAN in Abuja.
“Absolutely, I support the agitation by JUSUN on the judiciary autonomy.
“The 1999 Constitution is not working because the governors are just too powerful. The governors control everything in their states.
“There are no checks and balances. He who controls the money coming in can dictate all the actions in that states,” he said.
He said the…