The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria has suspended its strike on Wednesday.

The union is set to commence work on Monday.

This was disclosed in a communique issued by the union after its emergency National Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday.

The communique was signed by the Deputy President, Emmanuel Abioye; and the General Secretary, Isaiah Adetola.

Judiciary workers had on April 6 embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike in protest against the denial of the judiciary its constitutionally guaranteed financial autonomy which was also affirmed by a Federal High Court in January 2014.

……ASUP Suspends Strike……

 The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP and the Federal Government, the Union has suspended its 65 days old industrial action with effect from 10th June, 2021.

A statement by ASUP National Publicity Secretary, Abdullahi Yalwa says the suspension is for a period of three months to enable the government complete the execution of the items contained in the Memorandum of Action signed with the Union since April, 2021.

He adds that as part of the efforts communicated by the Federal Ministry of Education, certain items have been fulfilled like the reconstitution and inauguration of governing councils and visitation panels in Nigerian Federal Polytechnics while we are led to believe that the release of funds for infrastructure revitalization and minimum wage arrears is currently being processed.

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