IGP visits CJN and seeks synergy for a more efficient criminal justice system – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

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Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba and members of the Force Management Team on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad in his office at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Abuja.

A press release from the Force’s Deputy Public Relations Officer, CSP Oluwamuyiwa Adejobi, said the visit was aimed at enhancing synergy between the police and the judiciary as key players in the country’s criminal justice system in view. to ensure smooth and efficient operation. dispensation of justice.

“The IGP has also sought the collaboration of the CJN to accredit the legal department of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, to enable its graduates to continue their education at the Nigerian Law School.
“The IGP stressed that this will ensure the police have more lawyers in their pool to strengthen their prosecution functions and hopefully produce more Senior Nigerian Advocates (SANs) in the future.

“The CJN appreciated the visit which was the first of its kind ever made by a seated IGP. The CJN also commended the IGP for its thoughtfulness and expressed its readiness to continue to partner with the Nigeria Police Force for transparent administration of justice.

“The Inspector General of Police underscored his administration’s tendency to uphold the sanctity of the criminal justice system and the rule of law, which is essential to professionalism and citizen policing,” he said. added.