The Executive Committee of NBA Awka Branch led by Ekene Okonkwo, Esq. has paid a Courtesy Visit to the Acting Chief Judge of Anambra State, Hon. Justice O.M. Anyachebelu in the Anambra State Judiciary Headquarters, Awka on Monday, 7th October, 2019.
Accompanying the Executive Committee of the Branch were some Elders of the Branch.
They congratulated the Acting Chief Judge on his deserved appointment.
Highlights of the visit included, inter alia, facilitating and fast-tracking, in collaboration with the Governor, the take-off of the Court of Appeal recently approved for the State; improved relations between the Bar and the Bench by ensuring that courts give prior notices to lawyers when the courts are unable to sit or sit late; better implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Anambra State, 2010 especially by the Magistrates in the area of adhering to the spirit and letters of remand proceedings, among others issues.
In his response, the Acting Chief Judge, Hon. Justice O.M Anyachebelu thanked the Awka Bar and promised to look into the germane issues they raised with a view to addressing them expeditiously.