–As Police Fire Teargas At Protesting Judiciary Workers, Journalists
Judiciary workers in Osun state, on Wednesday declared industrial action in the state effective immediately.
This followed the firing of tear gas at the protesting workers and journalists by police stationed at the High Court entrance located at Oke-Fia area of the state capital on Wednesday.
Chairman, Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, Osun Chapter, Gbenga Eludire disclosed that since the Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Ojo, has declared war against the workers, they should withdraw their service from their respective stations.
“Following the action of the police and the attitude of the Chief Judge, I, Comrade Gbenga Eludire, hereby ordered that workers in the sector should withdraw their service till further notice”, he said.
Recall that members of the Judiciary Staff Union in Osun State had on Monday locked the entrance of the court and picketed the office of the Chief Judge in protest against the Chief Judge and the management on the activities of the judiciary in the state.
Problem started on Wednesday, when the Chief Judge, Adepele-Ojo drove into the court with security personnel and went straight to her office.
The protesting Judiciary workers who according to their Chairman, Mr. Oluwagbemiga Eludire, were on the court following the meeting summoned by the Conference of judges on Wednesday.
Workers on sighting the Chief Judge, it was gathered, got infuriated and insisted on gaining access into the court premises.
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