Supreme Court strikes out suits by Lagos, Ekiti challenging virtual court sitting

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Supreme Court has struck out two separate suits brought before it by the Ekiti and Lagos state governments, challenging the validity and constitutionality of the Virtual Court Sittings procedure.

A seven-member panel of Justices of the apex court, presided over by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour had refused to get into the merit of the suits on the ground that, the apex court has not taken any position in virtual court sitting procedure as at now.

According to the Supreme Court, virtual court sitting has not been declared unconstitutional and that judges can continue to conduct virtual proceedings, where it is comfortable for them, until the National Assembly concludes its ongoing-effort to…



Source: Nigerian Tribune