Leader of the Court of Appeal (PCA) Justice M. B. Dongban-Mensem has said the court will not, at this point be an unloading ground for the individuals who try to hamper equity conveyance in Nigeria.
He expressed this on Monday during the initial function of the Court of Appeal yearly working retreat in Lagos.
As of now, the Court of Appeal is comprised of 70 judges who are drawn from all the divisions of the court across the country.
The motivation behind the retreat, as per her, was to convey a public message that the Court of Appeal will not, at this point be an unloading ground for the individuals who look to hamper equity conveyance in Nigeria, to empanel extraordinary sittings that will advance the university soul which the court is famous for and to talk about the different parts of their work, wellbeing and prosperity of the judges.
She said the Lagos Division has kept on encountering ageless deferral in the becoming aware of offers before it, generally because of the volume of bids in its agenda and the predetermined number of judges accessible to hear them.
“On presumption of office, I found that greater part of these claims had either been deserted or intentionally left to wait unendingly by wicked and impudent entertainers in the suit cycle.
“It is additionally deplorable to take note of that a decent number of these claims were recorded with the point of slowing down the legal cycle. This circumstance should positively not be permitted to proceed. We have come out to show our extreme aversion by taking the bull by the horn,” the PCA said.