ABUJA – The joint national assembly committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters has called for an increase in the welfare of judges and judicial workers. Stating that the kind of work they do is very tempting and sensitive.
Hon. Valentine Ayika representing Njikoka,Dunukofia and Anaocha federal constituency said for the judges to deliver their judgment without biases they must be given proper treatment that will make them not to fall prey to pervasion of judgements.
The federal law maker, also noted that the fact that judges are given only 20,000 for their accomodation is very sad and discouraging.
On a similar note, the committee also urged the judicial bodies to ensure it increases it internal revenue generation as this will help the council. And that all expenditures most be properly receipted to avoid any lopholes in spending.
The committee assured the national judicial council that it will try and laise with the office of the inspector general of police for the arrest of those that violate court orders. The committee said it will set up a special Marshall in partnership with the office of the IGP to carry this out.