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Nigeria Bar Association President Olumide Apata Calls On New Acting CJN To Restore Public Confidence In The Judiciary

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, OLUMIDE AKPATA, has called on the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, to reform the nation’s judiciary and restore public confidence in the third arm of government.


AKPATA made the call on Monday in a statement while reacting to the resignation of the former CJN, Justice IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD.


He reiterated the need for urgent reforms in the judiciary, urging the incoming chief justice to make judicial reform and the restoration of public confidence in the judiciary his first task upon assuming office.


The NBA president pledged the readiness of the Bar to work together with Justice ARIWOOLA in cleansing the judiciary system and addressing the ills that have continued to plague not just the judiciary but the entire legal profession.


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