Politics- CJN Orders Speedy Trial Of Cases, Decongestion Of Custodial Centres

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has ordered the heads of various courts to immediately speed up the trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country. In a statement personally signed by him on Friday, he said there was a need to take the urgent measures in view of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read Also; https://theemage.com/politics-nass-leadership-meet-with-finance-minister-over-2020-budget-amendment/ Justice Muhammad, who is also the Chairman of the National Judicial Council, explained that the United Nations had called for the reduction of the population of prison inmates to…

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