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Breaking News

The Governor of Osun state, His Excellency, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has expressed deep shock over the death of Alhaji Tohir Aderemi Sanni, the Matriarch of Sanni family, and the husband of Yeyeluwa Dupe Adeleke Sanni. | Governor Adeleke felicitates with Baba Oyedokun at 89 | Governor Adeleke Condoles with OAU, Family Over Olawuyi’s Loss To Lion Attack | Ijesa Tradiional Council Endorses Governor Adeleke for Second Term | ADELEKE HAS NOT TAKEN ANY LOAN– OSUN GOVT. …..APC SUFFERING FROM FINANCIAL, ACCOUNTING ILLITERACY | We are Working Hard to Ease the Suffering of our People- Governor Adeleke | We Will Continue To Prioritize The Welfare Of Our Senior Citizens – Governor Ademola Adeleke | Governor Adeleke Advocates Strong PPP for NYSC | Osun Government Inaugurates Asset Recovery Task Force | Osun Judicial Strike: Governor Adeleke Pays Staff Wardrobe Allowance as Parties Sign Resolution Agreement | Infra Projects: We Award Contract Based on Competency and Lowest Quotation. | Governor Adeleke to Inaugurate Committee on Food Security, Reels out Actions on National Economic Crisis | Use Your Appointments to further Osun Interests, Governor Adeleke charges new FG Appointees | We didn’t Receive any 1,500 Bags of Rice for CAN- Osun Government | 75km of Roads Constructed in One Year of Adeleke’s Administration – P.S Works, Engr. Bello…says all Local Governments in the State were considered… | Governor Adeleke Unveils Food Security Plan, Preaches Unity on Economic Crisis | ADVERTISEMENT FOR TEACHERS RECRUITMENT EXERCISE | Economic Crisis:Governor Adeleke Disburses N500m Plus Social Safety Funds | Governor Adeleke Preaches Rapprochement on Valentine Day | MINISTRY OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS PAKISTIANI HIGH COMMISSION IN NIGERIA READY TO ESTABLISH BILATERAL COOPERATION AND DIRECT TRADE RELATIONSHIP WITH OSUN STATE AND THE STATE GOVERNMENT TO BOOST OSUN ECONOMY.
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Higher Program Officer December 4, 2023

Osun Judicial Crisis: Judicial Workers Extol Governor Adeleke for Quick Intervention, Payment of Withheld Salaries.

OSOGBO: 04/12/2023- osunstate.gov.ng

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, Osun State Chapter on Monday extol Governor Ademola Adeleke for his quick intervention in the crisis between the union and the embattled Chief Judge of the state, Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo.

Speaking on behalf of its members, while the union paid a Courtesy Visit to the Office of the Governor, the Union Chairman, Comrade Gbenga Eludire, commended the Governor for clearing the backlog of 57 month salaries of some members of the union withheld by the embattled Chief Judge.

He noted further that contrary to the fake news in circulation, Osun JUSUN has gotten full nod of its national body and its approval for its strike to continue.

“We are here today because we are happy, the happiness that has eluded us for several years has been restored. All our efforts in the past to restore the happiness of our members failed but the Osun state government has restored it.

“We have been working under tense conditions but today we are glad, our members were suspended, exposed to oppression and victimization but today all that is in the past.

“We decided to put an end to the oppression of the Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo, so we embarked on a strike and the Osun state Government supported us after listening to our plight.

“We are here today with all our members whose salaries were unlawfully withheld so they can show appreciation to the Osun State Government.

“Contrary to the fake news that has been shared, the national body of JUSUN is on our side and they have given us a go ahead with the strike, they said we should not back down until all our demands are met.”

Speaking on behalf of the Governor, Prince Kola Adewusi, the Deputy Governor of Osun State, commended the union members and its leadership for coming out to fight injustice, noting that an injury to one is an injury to all.

Adewusi noted that all the issues and complaints raised will be looked into, adding that the state government is aware of the urgent need to attend to the condition of the courts around the state as well as the welfare of the judicial workers.

“On behalf of the Osun state government, we want to applaud you for your maturity in the handling of the issue. We commend your approach to ventilating your grievances without resorting to violence.

“In some quarters they believe it was the Osun state government that had issue with the embattled Osun Chief Judge but we had to tell them that the CJ had issues with JUSUN, not the state government. However, these JUSUN members are our brothers and sisters in the state, whose wellbeing is paramount to the state government.

“Thank you for not allowing your protests to be hijacked. Thank you for raising an alarm on the issue and fighting for your members. An injury to one is an injury to all. I want to assure you that once the Governor returns from vacation, all other demands will be looked into.

“We are aware of the conditions of your offices and our courts and I want to assure that something will be done about it because we actually promised to take care of our workers and that promise will be kept”, the Deputy Governor noted.

Earlier, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Adewale Egbedun while hosting the leadership and member of the Judicial Union in his office apologized for the unfair treatment meted against the Judicial staff especially the five workers that were unfairly suspended.

Rt. Hon. Egbedun revealed that the fact finding assignment done by the House of Assembly on the Petitions received against the CJ is in line with Sections 128 and 129 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Signed
Mallam Olawale Rasheed
Spokesperson to the Governor.

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