Kwara assembly progresses on administration of criminal justice bill

OrderPaperToday – A bill for a Law to fast track Administration of Criminal Justice in all Courts in Kwara State has scaled Second Reading at the Kwara State House of Assembly.

At the federal level, a similar bill was sponsored by the Kwara Speaker, Dr. Ali Ahmad, when he was in the House of Representatives in the 7th Legislature, to make the nation’s criminal Justice system conform with international best practice.

Leading other Members in the debate, the leader of the assembly, Hassan Oyeleke said the bill seeks among other things, to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the state’s judicial system,by ensuring quick dispensation of criminal justice in all courts.

In their contributions, members representing Oke Ogun  and Kaiama/Kemanji/ Wajibe Constituencies, who respectively traced the concept of ACJA to relevant sections  of the 1999 Constitution, said domestication of the ACJA would enhance quick dispensation of

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