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Tinubu Vows to Reform Judiciary as the Last Hope for the Common Man

Tinubu Vows to Reform Judiciary as the Last Hope for the Common Man

President Bola Tinubu, in his role as Chairman of the Authority of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government, has reaffirmed his commitment to advancing judicial reforms within the bloc.

Emphasizing the significance of an accountable and trustworthy judicial system, Tinubu highlighted that strengthening the judiciary would uphold democracy across West Africa, serving as the last hope for the common man.

During a meeting with the ECOWAS Judicial Council, led by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the Council, held at the State House in Abuja, Tinubu expressed his dedication to transformative democracy, with a belief that the judiciary plays a crucial role in safeguarding democratic principles.

As Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, Tinubu assured the council of his support in comprehensive institutional reforms, acknowledging their expertise and institutional memory.

He commended the judges from member-states who participated in the council meeting and expressed satisfaction with the successful conclusion of their deliberations.

Tinubu pledged that the recommendations put forth by the council would be given utmost consideration by the Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS.

Working collaboratively, Tinubu stressed the importance of leveraging the council’s expertise to promote justice within democratic experiences across the continent and the region.

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