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We Will Review Judges Salaries And Enumerations To Fight Corruption – President Tinubu



President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised that his administration would conclude a thorough review of the remuneration templates of judicial officers in the country.

President Tinubu said this when he received the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),led by Barrister Yakubu Maikyau (SAN) at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Friday August 24th 2023.

President Tinubu said that the battle against corruption necessitates a comprehensive review of the salaries and allowances of judicial officers, an issue that is well known to him, given his landmark success in reforming justice administration in Lagos State.

His Words “We must deal with the review of remuneration if we truly want to fight corruption in the Judiciary. We will look at the cost as well as the consequences,” he said in response to a request by the NBA president.

President Tinubu With The Leadership Of The Nigerian BAR Association At The Presidential Villa Abuja.Photo Credit //Facebook

President Tinubu equally acknowledged the importance of addressing the current vacancies within the Supreme Court, affirming that these vacancies represent obligations that must be fulfilled based on recommendations put forth by the National Judicial Council (NJC).

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“Majority of them are on holiday now and when they return, we will take a look at what they have and we will fill the vacancies. It’s a fulfillment of an obligation,” he said.

The President thanked the NBA for extending an invitation to him to declare open the association’s 63rd Annual General Conference this weekend in Abuja.

He acknowledged his privilege of having numerous lawyers as close aides, including the Chief of Staff, Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, the State Chief of Protocol, Amb. Victor Adeleke, and his Principal Private Secretary, Prince Damilotun Aderemi.

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