Appeal Court President tasks judiciary on tackling challenges of adjudication


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The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Monica  Dongban -Mensem on Monday in Abuja, said it was essential for the judiciary to rise up and meet the challenges of adjudication in the 21st century.

 Justice Dongban-Mensem  said this in Abuja as the Court of Appeal formally kick-started Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system.

The president who was speaking at the inaugural court session of the appellate court’s mediation center expressed optimism that the challenges, when met, would attract more international trade and foreign direct investment to the country.

She also said that good performance on the part of the country’s judiciary would improve employment and domestic economic growth.

 Declaring the inaugural court session open, Dongban-Mensem recalled that the new system  was initiated in 2018 as a way of ensuring speedy and efficient dispensation of justice.

She also said the system was to promote an amicable alternative to the adversarial justice…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper