‘ACJA conference is aimed to review Act’
The Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Administration of Criminal Justice Reform Committee, Chief Arthur Obi-Okafor (SAN), has said that the fifth edition of NBA Criminal Justice conference will undertake a painstaking and holistic review of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA).
He said this would be with a view to tackling the challenges and plugging all loopholes relating to its smooth implementation.
Obi-Okafor also said the conference billed to hold from 24 to 27 of April will consider how far the ACJA has gone and unlocking the innovations of criminal justice legislation among others.
The theme of the conference is ‘Criminal justice administration in Nigeria: The journey so far.
“Other thematic areas to be discussed at the conference include unlocking the innovations of criminal justice legislation; Corruption, economic and financial crimes: special courts to the rescue? Human trafficking and transnational crimes: institutional and legal remedies, and prosecution and punishment of electoral offenders in Nigeria”.