Anambra Attorney General Nwogu Confident Court Monitoring Committee Will Promote Efficiency

Anambra State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Uju Nwogu has defined the Court Monitoring Committee, established in the state Ministry of Justice as one that will help to keep both law officers and private legal practitioners representing the state in Courts on their toes for maximum performance.

Correspondent, Joseph Egbeocha reports that Dr Nwogu, who gave the description at a ceremony to mark the 2021/2022 Legal Year, said the committee monitors cases in Courts in Anambra State and beyond, to ensure that Lawyers attend to state matters assigned to them promptly and diligently.

To further achieve set goals, Dr. Nwogu said Governor Willie Obiano has continued to approve provision of funds for constant training and retraining of lawyers in the ministry on new developments and changes in the legal profession, citing sponsoring of law officers to attend conferences since inception of his administration as one of such efforts.

Speaking on the theme “Judicial Independence: Pathway to Efficient Justice Delivery”, Commissioner Nwogu said with executive appointment of Judges, “behind the scene” influences will continue to play out and undermine independence of the judiciary.

She however commended the passage of Judiciary Autonomy Bill into law, and enjoined judicial officers to ensure that people’s confidence in the system are retained.

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