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Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello Photo: Kogireporters

Judiciary workers in Kogi State will have their data captured so they can get the backlog of the payment of their salary, Concise News reports.

This online news medium gathered that this was the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

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The NJC met in a closed-door meeting with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State recently.

Speaking after the meeting, Kingsley Fanwo, a media aide to the Kogi State leader, noted that the parties made progress targeted at a fast resolution of the issues.

“The meeting was a very fruitful one. The state governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello was in the meeting,” he added.

“The state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana was in attendance and the delegation of the NJC headed by the former President of the Court of Appeal, Honourable Justice Umaru Abdullahi.

“Parties made their separate cases after which the NJC delegation recommended that everyone should sheathe their swords and jointly conduct the table payment and biometric capture to allow the Judiciary staff access their salaries which has been hanging since the face-off began.

“The law lords noted that the exercise does not interfere with the autonomy of the judiciary.”

This is as he told the judiciary workers that Yahaya Bello was satisfied with the outcome of the meeting.

He added that it will help his (Bello) administration pay available salaries to his workers in the Judiciary.

The latest meeting following the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) indefinite strike in Kogi state over the payment of salaries