President Muhammadu Buhari has approved salary and other welfare bonuses for judicial officers in the country.
The President, represented by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami made this known at the inauguration of the Dr Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of the Nigerian Law School in Port Harcourt.
“Let me use this opportunity also to inform you that as part of the effort to enhance the welfare of judicial officers, Mr President has recently approved an enhanced salary and welfare scheme for judicial officers and accordingly directed the Chairman Revenue Mobilization and Fiscal Allocation Commission and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to promptly commence measures towards the realisation and implementation of these directives,” Malami, who represented the President, said.
He further pledged that the Buhari administration will continue with efforts to transform the judiciary as part of a critical strategy in ensuring a fair, progressive, and prosperous society with the rule of law as its cornerstone.
Buhari who was impressed by the record delivery of the law school project within a year of its approval commended Governor Nyesom Wike.