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CJN promises robust judiciary before retirement

 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has faulted the work ethics of some judicial officers as he decried some questionable judgements delivered and the manner in which interlocutory orders are used.

This was as he avowed to bequeath a robust and prosperous Judiciary before his retirement in August of this year.

The CJN made this known as d deliver his keynote address on Monday at the Court of Appeal, Two-Day Workshop for the Review of the 2023 Election Petition Tribunals/Court and Appeals, held in Abuja.

The CJN fumed that the actions of some judicial officers tend to make a mockery of the country’s judicial system, and those found guilty of this will not be left unpunished.

The CJN noted that as he prepares for his retirement which is due in August, it is his “desire to bequeath a robust and prosperous Judiciary that will be the pride of not only Nigerians but the African continent.”

He warned judicial officers against conducts considered unbecoming of judicial officers.
He threatened that anyone who conducts themselves in this manner will not only be shown the way out but will equally be made to face the consequences.

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