300 judges, lawyers trained in Delta on administration of criminal justice law
About 300 judges, lawyers and other stakeholders have been trained on administration of criminal and civil justice law at a two-day capacity building training programme, organised by the Delta State Ministry of Justice.
The two days interactive and intensive training was held in Asaba, the state capital, for participants to be conversant with new innovations in the application of criminal justice law 2022.
Speaking at the event, Chief Judge of the state, Justice Theresa Dai, said the training would address problem of innovations in law, noting it would ensure uniformity in the application of the law by stakeholders.
She commended the state Attorney General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Isaiah Bozimo, for his efforts in driving key reform initiatives to advance justice delivery system in the state.
Earlier, Bozimo said the training was organised to provide judges and other stakeholders with needed tools to implement the administration of criminal and civil justice 2022 laws effectively.
Bozimo said they brought seasoned legal practitioners for the seminar, considering that they are knowledgeable and have deeper understanding of the reform process of the law.
On his part, the state Chairman of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, Justice Godwin Briki-Okolosi, explained that the new law would provide judges with what they need to work, especially in the area of administration of criminal justice law.