I’m Not Oblivious of Your Challenges, CJN Tells Judges – THISDAYLIVE


Alex Enumah in Abuja

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Kayode Ariwoola yesterday assured judges in the country that he was not oblivious of the challenges confronting them, just as he commended them for remaining as, “the last hope of the common man”.

Justice Ariwoola, who gave the assurance in Abuja, at the opening of the All Nigeria Judges’ Conference of the Lower Courts, noted that notwithstanding the challenges, “some of which affect the effective discharge of your duties, thereby causing delays in the administration of justice,” the judges have done very well.

Harping on the contributions of the Judiciary to the sustenance of Nigeria’ s democracy, the CJN who was represented by Justice John Okoro of the Supreme Court noted that but for the judiciary, the nation would plunge into a state of anarchy.

“Foremost, let me commend each and every one of you for your relentless efforts and commitment towards the preservation of…

Source: Thisday Newspaper