Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has advocated for a speedy justice delivery system in the country.
Governor Uzodimma who spoke at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Law Week organized by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Owerri Branch, disclosed that the justice delivery system in the country, can be improved by encouraging more professional conduct and diligence at work.
He bemoaned the unhealthy practice of some lawyers, flooding the court with frivolous case files and constant applications for adjournment, thereby levying clients hugely with appearance fees.
The Governor commended the members of the Bar Association, Imo State Chapter for the theme of the Law Week: State of Legal Practice in Nigeria – Imo State, which he stated was aptly conceived as it should be applied in sanitizing the legal profession.
He assured them that his administration will continue to support their stabilizing role in society by ensuring enabling environment.