Rights group demands establishment of ACJ monitoring C’ttee in A-Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo

A human rights group, COMPPART Foundation for Justice and Peacebuilding has
congratulated Akwa Ibom State government for public presentation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, ACJL, and requested for the establishment of a monitoring committee to ensure effective implementation of the Law.

The group made the request in a letter of appreciation and congratulation addressed to the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, signed by its Executive Director, Mr. Saviour Akpan.

In the letter made available to newsmen yesterday in Uyo, the group specially commended governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration for adopting among states that have adopted the ACJ Law.

It stressed that the Law when fully implemented would strengthen public confidence in the justice system and security institutions, reduce or eradicate practices of jungle justice as a result of lack of public confidence in the justice system.

The letter reads in part:…


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