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Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomy

Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomyBy Taiye Agbaje Two senior lawyers on Monday expressed their support and solidarity for the industrial action launched by the Union of Judicial Personnel of Nigeria (JUSUN). The (NAN) reports that JUSUN began a nationwide strike on Tuesday, April 6, when the union ordered all its members of the federation to close all courts after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum given earlier on the government failure to implement the financial autonomy of the judiciary. A senior lawyer from Nigeria, SAN, Paul Erokoro, told NAN in Abuja.“Absolutely, I support JUSUN’s agitation on judicial autonomy. “The 1999 Constitution doesn’t work because the governors are just too powerful. Governors control everything in their states. “There are no checks and balances. Whoever controls the money that comes in can dictate all actions in those states, ”he said.He said justice should not be seen as another department of state government. “It is an independent […]

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