On this edition of Law Weekly, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kunle Ogunba, identified what he regards as Nigeria’s judiciary’s biggest challenge, including delay in delivering justice as well as congestion in courts.
The programme also featured some of the ceremonies which marked the commencement of this legal year and some of the key things that the heads of the courts talked about that would guarantee a better judiciary going forward.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mukhtar lamented the decline in the allocation of funds to the judiciary, while the chief judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta at the legal year ceremony of his court in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital talked about inadequate manpower and some of the measures he has put in place including directions to guarantee a more robust adjudication.
In the interview segment, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kunle Ogunba identified the delays and the slow pace of justice as the greatest challenge of the Nigerian judicial system.
He also shared his perspectives for tackling the issue and much more.