Judicial staff have shut court rooms and the Judicial court complex in Ogun state to join the nation wide indefinite strike by Judicial workers to compel Government to implement financial autonomy for the Judiciary.
In Abeokuta the state capital , the judicial staff shut gate into ogun state Judicial complex at Kobape as well as those of high and magistrate court at Isabo and Ake as well as Federal high court at Oke-mosan.
Members of the Judicial staff Union of Nigerian enforcing the strike locked out Judges and other Judicial officers as well as lawyers and litigants after ordering them to vacate the court premises.
A prosecutor at the magistrate court Isabo, Inspector Olu Balogun Lawrence told Rock city FM correspondent, Bukola Adegbite that the court in Isabo was the first to be shut down by the striking judicial workers before extending to other districts.
The nationwide strike schedule to have started from Monday was shifted to Tuesday due to the Easter break.
Meanwhile, the chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed and the leaders of the Judicial workers union, meet at the supreme Court complex in Abuja on Tuesday to explore ways of suspending the strike.
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