CSLS Urges Buhari to Commence Payment of Improved Judges’s Salaries before May 29


* Tasks NJC on e-recording of proceedings nationwide

Alex Enumah in Abuja

The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the commencement of the improved salaries for judges before the expiration of his administration on May 29, 2023.

President Buhari had last November announced an improved welfare packages for judicial officers whose salaries were last reviewed in 2007.

Before the president’s approval, a National Industrial Court had, in a judgment in July, ordered immediate increments in the salaries and allowances of judicial officers, due to the workload and sensitivity of their job, adding that it was unfair that the welfare of judges in the country have been stagnated for over 14 years.

However, speaking at the closing ceremony of the National Technical Review & Evaluation Conference on the Implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) and Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) weekend…

Source: Thisday Newspaper