Lawyer tasks government on legal reforms post COVID-19
A legal practitioner, Mrs. Adejoke Layi-Babatunde has called on the government to rise to the responsibility of providing good governance for the citizenry.
Mrs. Layi-Babatunde, who is also the deputy chief executive officer of Lawbreed in her Democracy Day message called on stakeholders in the judicial sector to find solution for the delay in justice delivery after COVID-19 pandemic.
She said the three tier of government need to be awake to their responsibilities after the coronavirus pandemic.
“The three arms of government must ensure that post COVID-19 will not be business as usual. We sincerely wish Nigeria the grace to be where it ought to be. It pains my heart that with June 12, which took place 27 years ago are still here as a nation.
“We need a change of attitude and mindset. Government, like people must be held accountable. Government has failed its people and a lot of people are hopeless, while insecurity pervades everywhere. This includes the education and health sectors. In fact, all sectors need emergency reactions,” he declared.