JUSUN STRIKE: NBA Dutse Branch Doles Out Palliative To Members
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Dutse branch has distributed relief materials to its members to cushion the hardship invoked by the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Then branch, under the chairmanship of Garba Abubakar, doled out cash to young practitioners in efforts to relief some of its members from their plights caused by the shutdown of Nigerian court houses by the striking workers.
The chairman of the committee set up to mobilize and disburse the palliatives and also the welfare secretary of the branch, G. H. Umar, confirmed that the relief packages were disbursed to beneficiaries last Wednesday.
He disclosed that approximately 50 lawyers benefited from the exercise, he added that the exercise was in response to the challenges confronting some members in the branch, owing to the ongoing strike action by judiciary workers.
Umar said the branch, supported by Jigawa State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Musa Adamu Aliyu, pooled their resources together to conduct the exercise.
Umar enjoined members of the branch to continue to work in the spirit of unity and not to relent in their pursuit of interest of justice under any working circumstance they found themselves.
The Kano branch of the NBA carried out similar exercise earlier.
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