The anambra state justice sector reform team has asked for speedy assent to administration of criminal justice law and criminal code laws in anambra.
The team made the appeal during a congratulatory visit to the attorney general of anambra state and commissioner for justice, chika ifemeje in awka.
The justice sector reform is a series of projects to support the efforts of the nigerian government and its partners in improving justice delivery through research, strategic planning, policy and legislative reform, technical advisory services and mentoring, as well as extensive capacity building in the justice sector.
While asking the anambra state house of assembly to grant passage to the reviewed 2010 administration of criminal justice law already sent to the legislature, the group said the amendment became necessary because of flaws in certain areas.
Anambra state justice sector reform team chairman, justice peter obiorah, who said law is the foundation for which innovations are made, appealed to governor chukwuma soludo to see to the passage of the acjl and criminal code law which have timeline for hearing of criminal matters and are in tune with modernization.
He also commended the governor for his love for administration of justice, evident in his visit to the ekwulobia correctional facility, barely twenty-four hours after his swearing in.
Ifemeje who received the team assured it justice reform is top on the goals of soludo’s administration, and expressed delight with the credibility of individuals in the visiting team, which he says, showed their love for positive change and promised the ministry will interface with the state house of assembly to streamline all related pending bills.