Lawyers express support for financial autonomy of judiciary

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ABUJA – A , Fatima Jegede, said the be granted fiscal autonomy so as to guarantee its .

She told the News Agency of (NAN) that this was fundamental as would go a long way helping to solve some of the challenges facing the .

She added that the strike embarked upon by workers was unfortunate “but let the attend to the needs of the judiciary.

“By doing so , will be putting the interest of the entire society at heart because the judiciary is a vital tier of ’’, Jegede said.


Another , Mr Alex Etim said “ is paying minimal attention to the needs of the judiciary.

“As the third arm of the government, the government is not paying enough attention to the judiciary.

“The judiciary is a vital arm of the government that be given priority and incentives. Its welfare needs not be left unattended to.’’

Etim said taking care of the welfare needs of judiciary workers would help making them to be “impartial and passionate discharging duties.’’

NAN recalls that the workers commenced indefinite nationwide strike on July 11 to underscore demand for fiscal autonomy for the judiciary. (NAN)