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FG Reveals When JUSUN, PASAN Strike Will End

The Federal Government has disclosed that the ongoing strike of the Judicial Staff Union Of Nigeria (JUSUN) and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria(PASAN) will end soon.

This was made known by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige on Thursday after a concliation meeting between the government negotiating team and the and the union leaders.

Ngige said the government side has made offers to the two union for them to consult their National Executive Committees and report back.

The Minister explained further that effort were intensify into the proposal given to the union stressing that it has substantially addressed their demands for judicial and legislative autonomy in the 36 States.

Ngige said: “A lot of work went in. We have exchanged briefs with the JUSUN and PASAN. They have their demands, which they had earlier submitted. The government side has given counter offers and properly addressed the burning issue of financial autonomy for state legislatures and judiciary.”

“We expect them to work on the documents from tomorrow and if they are satisfied, they should inform us. And you know that when they are satisfied, the logical thing is to call off the industrial dispute. So, we are to receive their views on the government offer by Tuesday morning,” the minister said.

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