Acting Kogi CJ Inaugurates Council of Judges, Laments Poor Financial State of High Court – THISDAYLIVE


Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja

As part of determination to reposition the Kogi State Judiciary, the Acting Chief Judge of the State, Justice Josiah Majebi, has inaugurated Council of Judges for the High Court of Justice.

Justice Majebi lamented the poor financial situation of the High Court even as he expressed confidence that Governor Yahaya Bello led administration would help in arresting the ugly situation if genuinely and sincerely enlightened on the needs of the court.

He made this known yesterday during the creation of Directorate of Training and Establishment where he met with all the judges of the lower courts in the state comprising the magistrates and judges of the Area Courts in Lokoja.

The acting chief judge acknowledged that adequate remuneration for judges and staff of the court was important and lamented the poor financial position of the High Courts in the state.

He hinted that he inherited a huge debt burden owed to corporate organisations…

Source: Thisday Newspaper