From Eric Ikhilae, Abuja
The Nationwide Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a 10-member committee to work out methods courts might safely conduct proceedings regardless of the present lockdown and different measures put in place include the unfold of the novel coronavirus within the nation.
The committee, which has 14 days to conclude its project, has as Chairman, Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour of the Supreme Court docket.
Different members are Justices M. B. Dongban-Mensem (appearing President of the Court docket of Attraction), J. T. Tsoho (Chief Choose, Federal Excessive Court docket), B. B. Kanyip (President, Nationwide Industrial Court docket of Nigeria), Ishaq Bello (Chief Choose, Excessive Court docket of the Federal Capital Territory), Kashim Zannah (Chief Choose, Borno State) and O. A. Ojo.
It additionally consists of; the President of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA), Paul Usoro (SAN), his predecessor, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Damian Dodo.
The NJC, in a press release by its spokesman, Soji Oye, gave the committee’s phrases of references to incorporate arising with pointers or template for implementation.
Additionally it is anticipated to discover potential areas of collaboration between the Judiciary and the workplace of the Lawyer-Common of the Federation, stakeholders within the justice administration and improvement companions within the justice administration sector.