Us And Nigerian Judges Strengthen Partnership To Ease Prosecution Of Graft Crimes

The United States Government and its Embassy in Nigeria have partnered with seven Nigerian judges and four magistrates to compile a handbook to guide them on the aspect of justice delivery.

The handbook is entitled ‘the FCT High Court Judicial Benchbook of Best Practices for Processing and Trial of Complex Economic and Financial Crimes’, has already been presented to the FCT High Court in Abuja at a public ceremony watched by legal luminaries and diplomats.

The handbook was jointly handled by the U.S. Embassy’s Resident Legal Advisor and the Federal Capital Territory High Court, led by Chief Judge Ishaq.U. Bello.
In addition to Chief Justice Bello and Justice Garba, other members of the panel included Justice O.O. Goodluck, Justice A.I. Kutigi, Justice P.O. Affen, Justice A.S. Adepoju, Justice A.O. Ebong, Magistrate A.O. Oyeyepo, Magistrate Samuel Ebiye Khimi Idhiarhi, Magistrate Mohammed Zubairu, and Magistrate Sadia Muazu Mayana.

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