Reps Invite Edun, RMAFC Over Judges’ Poor Pay.

Reps Invite Edun, RMAFC Over Judges’ Poor Pay.

House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary has invited the Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning as well as the Secretary, National Judicial Council for deliberation over the poor remuneration of judicial officials across the country.

The National President, Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, the Chairman, Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, the Chairman, Nation’s Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice as well as the President, Nigeria Bar Association were also invited.

During a valedictory court session in his honour, retired Justice Musa Dattijo of the Supreme Court said, Justices of the apex were poorly paid, including complaints about judges salaries from the Nigerian Bar Association.

The letter signed by the committee’s chairman, Oluwole Oke, said, the committee is in receipt of a submission by the NBA advocating a review of judicial officers’ remuneration and conditions of service.

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