JUSUN STRIKE 2The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has suspended the ongoing Nationwide Industrial Strike Action which began on Monday 22nd March 2021, in a statement issued and signed by the State Chairman of (PASAN), Comrade. Mohammed Sanusi Salis said at the end of a central working committee (CWC) virtual (zoom) meeting of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) held on Wednesday the 9th of June 2021 and ratified by the national executive council (NEC).

The meeting appraised the nationwide industrial strike action called due to the non implementation of Financial Autonomy for state legislature as enshrined in section 121 (3) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. After extensive deliberations, the Union resolved the following actions; that the Union appreciates President Muhammadu Buhari, his Chief of Staff, the Honorable Minister of Labour and Employment the Presidential Implementation Committee on the Implementation of financial autonomy at the State level and all other parties who facilitated the peaceful resolution of the strike action.

 The Union also commended the National Executive Council (NEC), Chapters of the Union across the length and breadth of the country for their unalloyed support, resilience and steadfastness all through the struggle.

That after an appraisal of the Nationwide Industrial strike action decides to suspend the Nationwide Industrial action to facilitate the passage of necessary legislation. The strike action was suspended for 45 days window starting from Monday 14th of June, 2021.

PASAN has however directed all members to resume at their various duty posts on Monday the 14th of June, 2021.

The union frowns at the reported unnecessary intimidation and victimization of members during a lawful industrial action, the union says it can no longer tolerate victimization of members due to their participation in the strike action as directed by the union and guaranteed by extant laws.