JUSUN, Parliamentary staff may end prolonged Strike next week

Resolution is gradually coming over industrial actions in the State Houses of Assembly and the judiciary nationwide, as the Federal Government the implementation of financial autonomy for the state legislature and judiciary will commence next week.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige disclosed this on thursday night at the end of a conciliatory meeting to resolve the strike embarked upon by Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN).

Dr Ngige said the striking legislative and judiciary workers would call off their prolonged strike as soon as implementation begins next week.

The Special Assistant to the President on Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang commended the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Ngige for the matured handling of the labour crisis in Kaduna and the resolution of the complex issues involved in the autonomy for the legislature and Judiciary.

He said the Federal Government took into consideration the Executive Order 10, the proposals from all sides and distilled them with the resolve to implement it.

Senator Enang blamed the past administrations for turning blind eye to the autonomy of the legislature and the judiciary for 21 years, adding that the Governors had studied the document and were in agreement with it.

He clarified that the implementation would commence with the distribution of the April allocation from the Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC.

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