June 14, 2024

NJI Induction Course 2018: Strengthening Justice through Judicial Performance Evaluation

The National Judicial Institute, on the 3rd of July 2018, organised an induction course for judicial officers to discuss and dissect performance evaluation of the bench.

The 2018 National Judicial Council Induction course for Judges and kadis was held at Andrews Otutu Obaseki Auditorium, Abuja

The forum aimed to aid better appreciation and understanding of the essence of strengthening justice through adequate performance assessment.

The sole purpose of this educational forum is to clear grey areas and illuminate understanding on the critical role of the National Judicial Council in evaluating the performance of Judicial Officers to prevent misgivings.

The guest speaker, His Lordship, Hon. Justice B. A. Adejumo, OFR, President, National Industrial Court of Nigeria,

While delivering lecture, His Lordship enjoined the judges and kadis to make use of this paper as a reference guide to get over the saying that the fear of the committee is the beginning of wisdom. “The beginning of wisdom is to sit down, discharge your duties diligently, promptly, constitutionally, fairly, judiciously and equitably. Remember where there is no law, there is no sin.” Says Justice Adejumo.

The chairman of the session, Her Lorship, Hon. Justice Amina Augie enjoined the participants to be more committed to their judicial career. 

Justice Adejumo expressed appreciation to the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman Board of Governors of the institute, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, GCON; the administrator of NJI, Hon. Justice R. P. I. Bozimo OFR (rtd); Justices of Supreme court present, Justices of court of Appeal here present and all participants for the opportunity to present this paper.

They session was well attended by many judges and kadis across the nation.

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