AGF stresses the need to rejig justice sector reform


Answering questions from the media, the Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Taiwo Abidogun,Esq. described the policy as a roadmap in which States’ justice institutions and stakeholders could leverage on, to ensure that justice is delivered in an efficient and speedy manner.

Chairman, Technical Committee on the drafting of justice policy, Prof. Muhammed Tabiu, SAN, in an interview with the media, affirmed that varieties of justice institutions at the highest level across the country are represented at the summit, adding that the States, Federal and even the traditional justice handlers were present.

Tabiu further stated that consolidation and participation are the foundation of implementation and that the document has a very clear implementation strategy.

He also stated that responsibilities are assigned to individual institution to the various level of government; buttressing that what is required to achieve this is also spelt out in the document.

Also speaking with the newsmen, the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Benue State Ministry of Justice, Lady Christy Anagende in her opinion, said that it is very important for the country to have Justice Sector Policy which will guide all various sector of justice, adding that by doing so, there will be justice for all and the development the country is looking for can be achieved.

Ngozi Iheuwa


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