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Lawyers Demand Financial Autonomy For Nigerian Judiciary




Members of the Nigeria Bar Affiliation (NBA) Bwari and Gwagwalada Chapter within the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT ) have demanded monetary autonomy for the judiciary in Nigeria.



The attorneys held a rally in solidarity with the Judiciary Workers Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), which have launched into industrial motion two weeks in the past.

The staff chief, Ihensekhien Samuel, known as on President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors to expedite motion within the implementation of economic autonomy for the judiciary.


He mentioned, “It’s a symbolic train to offer tooth to their strike, which started on April 6. JUSUN trigger is true, in actual fact, unimpeachable as it’s in keeping with laid down extant legal guidelines of the 2014 Federal Excessive Court docket judgment for the independence of the judiciary.”


Armed safety operatives connected to the principle gate of the Nationwide Meeting, upon sighting the protesters, hurriedly locked the gates and prevented them from gaining entry into the complicated.


Recall that the Judiciary Workers Union of Nigeria had, on April 6, 2021, shut down the gates of courts following a nationwide strike motion that has paralysed all actions within the judiciary.

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