Stakeholders in Nigeria have been charged to continually seek empowerment to monitor the efficiency of the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act (ACJA).

A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) under the aegis of CLEEN Foundation gave the charge at two-day train the trainers session on the Administration of Criminal Justice implementation in Nigeria in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.

The capacity building programe, according to the foundation, is also aimed to equip stakeholders in fast-tracking criminal trials across Nigeria.

Speaking on the importance of the training, the Executive Director of CLEEN Foundation, Ged Peter, disclosed that the capacity building workshop is geared towards ensuring that stakeholders are brought to speed with the introduction of mobile Apps in the promotion of effective implementation of the ACJA.

” This meeting is part of our efforts at CLEEN Foundation to promote the effective implementation of the ACJA 2015.

“The ACJA Mobile App has been designed for accessibility of citizens to the ACJA 2015 and also to track the passage and Administration of Criminal Justice Laws (ACJL) by states in Nigeria.

“And we really hope to see that all stakeholders after this meeting will begin to add their quota for the actualisation of the implementation of the ACJA in all the state across the Federation”, he noted.

The participants promised to share and make good use of the experiences they have gathered at the training to ensure that the CJA in the country is given the needed push.