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The Lagos State Government has tasked the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of virtual court hearings.

Tribune Online reports that Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the National Assembly are the respondents in the suit.

The state government said, among others, that divergent views on whether or not virtual court proceedings are lawful, is causing apprehension over proceedings already conducted virtually in compliance with Practice Directions issued by the Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Lagos, through its Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), is asking the court to determine whether by Section…

Source: Nigerian Tribune