Lagos courtrooms set to operate digitally in 2020

Lagos courtrooms set to operate digitally in 2020

 

The Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration is set to reform the courtrooms in Lagos state; by overseeing a digital reform which is part of measures to ensure speedy dispensation of justice in Lagos.

The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN); revealed this during a media parley on Tuesday at the Ministry of Justice, Alausa, Lagos.

Onigbanjo said that the reforms would take place in 2020; saying that the digital reforms would make the Lagos courtrooms first class in Africa.

“We are going to support the judges by using the latest technology to assist them in their work.

 

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“Our goal is that before this administration leaves office, the courts should be completely paperless; as well as deploying technology which is available in other parts of the world.

“We do not want to see our judges writing down in longhand again. We also want to ensure that when people go to court; relying on audiovisual evidence will not be a difficult thing.

“This administration wants to ensure that Lagos has the best digitally enhanced courts in Africa.

“The governor’s totally committed to doing this; and we should be rolling out our plans in the next quarter of 2020,” Onigbanjo said.

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