Judiciary to consider ICT proficiency in promotion of judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen has said that proficiency in the use of information and communication technology – ICT will soon become an item in considering promotion of judicial officers.

Onnoghen who spoke at the 2018 refresher course for magistrates, organised by the National Judicial Institute, Abuja, urged judges and magistrates to enhance their knowledge of ICT usage and ensure they maintain continuous learning as the society, more than ever before, expects a smart and efficient judiciary.

He urged judcial officers and magistrates to always be guided by their code of conduct to enable the Judiciary retain its integrity and confidence in the eyes of the public.

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