The recruitment process is heavily flawed, argues Bayo Akinlade
Nepotism is the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives, friends, or associates, especially by giving them jobs. It is also defined as “The showing of special favor or unfair preference to any relative by someone in any position of power, be it ecclesiastical or not.’’
I am aware that my reference to President Muhammadu Buhari may immediately attract some form of debate which may most likely deter from the intent of this short writeup. I dare say that perhaps I am deliberate in this and my intent may have been achieved.
I have always wondered why the judiciary operates in a certain way in Nigeria. There seems to be an air of submissive behaviour around those on the bench. It is very distinct from mutual respect and professional courtesies. Let me describe what I am trying to explain; I once saw a magistrate kneel and cry before a very senior…
Source: Thisday Newspaper