The various courts in Accra have virtually turned into a cemetery as many court users and litigants became stranded on Thursday, May 25.
The Judicial Service Staff Association (JUSAG) declared a nationwide strike a day earlier, over their unpaid allowances and unapproved salary.
Angelonline.com.gh corespondent, Ama Brako Ampofo, who took a tour of some of the courts reports that the industrial action has really affected many court users.
The doors of the various court from the Kaneshie District Court through to the Circuit court, Court Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, were all empty.
According to JUSAG, per the constitution, the salaries of staff of the judicial service has to be reviewed by the President, acting on the advice of the Judicial Council, and that by convention the said review is done every two years.
However, according to JUSAG, the President has failed to implement the recommendation by the Judicial Council on February 2023 for the salary review.
Announcing the strike in Accra today, the President of JUSAG, Samuel Afotey Otu, said all staff of Judicial Service, with the exception of Security officers, will not report to work from today unless the President heed to demands.