The Ogun State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) called off its two-month strike yesterday.
Following a meeting between the government and the union’s Chairman, Mr. Tajudeen Edun, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, revealed the judicial workers’ actions.
In a statement issued after the meeting, Edun urged all members of the state’s judiciary to prepare and resume their duties fully.
Workers in the judiciary went on strike in protest of a pay cut that they did not embrace
“There were series of meetings before the issue was finally resolved today (yesterday). There was an agitation over the cut of our salary.
“We have reached an agreement with the government to resume work after striking for more than two months. The state government has accepted our demands, and we also agreed to what the government asked of us.
“I want to say that the industrial action that commenced on August 11, 2021, is now suspended. I want to call on all judiciary workers in the state to prepare themselves and resume fully” Edun stated.
He acknowledged the government’s attempts to reach an amicable resolution, the JUSUN chairman added that his organization’s members have vowed to work with the current administration to help the state reach new heights.