Just In: PASAN shuts down Nasarawa Assembly, embarks on indefinite strike
The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria ( PASAN), Nasarawa State Chapter has joined nationwide strike of the association to demand for financial autonomy of state legislature across the country.
Chairman of the union, Suleiman Oshafu, while briefing newsmen today in Lafia, announced the commencement of the strike by the State chapters of the union.
Oshafu, urged the state governors to do the needful by implementing financial autonomy for State Houses of Assemblies.
” We are here today to embark on strike over financial autonomy for the State Houses of Assemblies
” As financial autonomy will promote accountability, transparency and good governance in the country,” he said
Oshafu said that in the last three years, President Muhammadu Buhari signed an Executive order for the financial autonomy of the state assemblies.
” What we want from the Government is that all state legislature must be financial autonomy.
” This strike is nationwide, is indefinite strike,” he said
He urged members of the association to stay at home until further directive from the national leadership of the association.
” I call on all PASAN members to comply with the strike and be law abiding, ” he said
It would be reported that the members of the association carried different inscriptions such as No going back on financial autonomy, financial autonomy is constitutionally guaranteed, Give us our financial autonomy now, No Autonomy, no legislator and no work, autonomy the only solution to vibrant legislation among others