We ‘ll not Interfere With Judicial Decisions- Sokoto Attorney General

SOKOTO: Sokoto state Athoney general and commissioner of Justice Nasiru Mohammed Binji has said that, the 2024 law week is full of activities that Will offer members of the bar and the bench opportunity to take stock of the outgoing legal year and their professional responsibility as legal practitioners and membes of the NBA.

The Athoney general was speaking on Monday at the commemoration of 2024 law week by members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Sokoto state branch held at Umar Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic Sokoto.

He said the week provides a forum for lawyers to interact with their brothers on the judicial divide; identify where there are challenges and proffer solutions to matters affecting the legal profession and the administration of justice as a whole.

The Athoney general also stated that the week was reserved for the professional development of lawyers through various paper presentations and robust discussions by seasoned personalities on matters affecting the legal profession and other fields that affect our lives as citizens. Invariably, the theme of this year’s Law week says it all.

“Distinguished guests, learned colleagues, I am sure the Law week this year will also be another memorable event in the annals of the Nigerian Bar Association Sokoto Branch judging from the list of activities earmarked during the week.”

“Sokoto state government will continue to mentain its neutrality and committed to the independance if the judiciary, “Our administration will not in anyway interfere with the decisions of the judicial system in the state” .

” I also assure you, my learned colleagues, that the administration of His Excellency, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, Ph. D FCNA is fully committed to respect for and assuring the independence of the judiciary in Sokoto state”.

“This administration has not and will not in any manner interfere with the administrative and judicial functions of the judiciary. Since its inception, the administration of His Excellency has ensured uninterrupted and timeous flow of all the finances of the judiciary.”

” therefore count on the NBA to support the administration of His Excellency, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, in achieving this noble aim.”

“It’s also the commitment of the Governor to upholding the Rule of Law and administration of justice in the State. Indeed, the governor has taken various steps towards actualizing this commitment by creating enabling environment for seamless relations between the Executive and the Judicial arms of Government”.

Similarly, our administration has taken steps towards improving the welfare of Law Officers in the Ministry of Justice and providing them with appropriate working tools and atmosphere. says the AG

According to him, the Ministry of Justice is on course to achieving improvement from what we inherited.

Culled from The Vanguard