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Kebbi judiciary workers threaten to embark on strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) Kebbi State Chapter has given the State Government three weeks ultimatum to implement the current report submitted to it in 2018 by the Seven man committee headed by Abubakar Cika Ladan.

A statement by the State Chairman of the union, Comrade Umar Bawa says the Kebbi state chapter of JUSUN staff is at the lower table in terms of salary structure and other allowances.

“After series of consultations from sister states of Jigawa, Katsina and Kaduna we discovered that the State chapter of JUSUN staff is at the lower table in terms of salary structure and of course hazard and outfit allowances.”

According to the statement, the union observed that the basic salary enjoyed by the state judicial staff was at per with its sister states examine the only difference was in the area of allowances paid to them which include furniture, outfit and inducement allowances.

It further called on the State Government to consider the review and payment of allowances to the State judiciary staff (non Magistrate and Sharia Court Judges) like other states of Katsina and Jigawa.

The statement noted that the lives of Judges, Magistrates, Litigants and the entire Judicial staff in the Zuru axis of the state are in danger as a result of the activities of a group “Yansakai” which the State Government remains mute after the Nigeria Bar Associationn issued a three weeks warning strike action in this regard.

However, by this situation, the union compelled to embark on strike action by the 23rd of March, 2021.

Abdullahi Tukur

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