By Atevure Princess,
The Chief Judge of Delta State, Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro, has inaugurated a five member committee to monitor the activities of staff of the lower courts in the State.
A statement signed by the Director of Information, Mr Paul Osahor, indicated that the inauguration is sequel to the directive of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Samuel Onnoghen to all heads of courts.
The statement further said that the committee would monitor and check laxity, truancy, indiscipline, unscrupulous staff and report unwholesome practices to the office of the Chief Judge every three weeks.
It enjoined Litigants, legal practitioners, the public, including staff of the various courts to lodge complaints of observed indiscipline of whatever form and unwholesome practices to the Public Complaints and Public Information Desk in the office of the Honourable Chief Judge through the following Desk Officer; Timothy Jonah Agbaragu Esq., number: 0810804202 and 08182060772 or e-mail: [email protected].
Stakeholders and the general public, the statement said, are assured that complaints would be attended to within 48 hours, failing to do so the attention of the Chief Registrar would be drawn to any complaint not treated within 48 hours and the Registrar shall bring same to the attention of the Honourable Chief Judge.
Legal Practitioners, Litigants, members of Delta State Judiciary and the public are enjoined to take full advantage of this platform, the statement added.