The Attorney-General, Olawale Fapohunda has written to the Honourable Chief Judge on the need to convene an Urgent Consultation on Modalities for Reopening of Courts in view of the Public Health Challenges posed by COVID-19.

2. The Attorney-General has urged the Judiciary to consider the practicalities of Remote Court Hearings.

3. To achieve this in concrete terms the Ministry of Justice has published a draft Practice Direction on Remote Court Hearings for the consideration of the Judiciary and Lawyers practicing in Ekiti State.

4. Members of the Three NBA Branches in Ekiti State are invited to comment on the draft Practice Direction.

5. All comments should be received electronically by Mail on mojekiti@gmail.com or hand-delivered to the Ministry of Justice on or before 1 May 2020.

Signed
Tunde Olaolorun
Special Assistant to the Honourable Attorney-General on Public Education, Media & Communications

 

Get a copy of the Draft Practice Direction on Remote Hearing of case here >>  LCJ 2