Judiciary workers in Osun state have 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.
Recall that the protesters had since Monday paralysed activities in the State High Court in protest against alleged abuse of office and high-handedness by Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo.
Speaking to journalist, 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.