Metro NJC Asks Most Senior Judge in Rivers to Act as CJ -Nigerian Tribune



The National Judicial Council (NJC), on Tuesday, directed that the most senior judge in the Customary Court of Appeal of Rivers State judiciary should perform the functions of assigning cases to all the judges of the court.

A statement by the Acting Director (Information) of the NJC, Soji Oye, in Abuja on Tuesday said the Council, at its 67th meeting held on May 27, also directed the most senior judge in the state’s judiciary to carry out other related administrative duties.

The statement said the directive by the NJC had become imperative to correct the seeming impression that had been created in both the electronic and print media on the decision of the Council.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune

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