Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, has stated that the welfare of judges is of utmost concern to President Muhammadu Buhari.
He stated this while speaking at the legal year ceremony of the court of appeal on Monday.
Malami said despite the revenue challenges faced by the nation, efforts to improve the welfare of judicial officers will be completed in accordance with extant constitutional and statutory provisions.
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“I wish to recall that one of the cardinal issues raised by the president of the court of appeal in her lordship’s address last year was the issue of the welfare of our meticulous and committed judicial officers,” he said
“The government of the day is not oblivious of this persistent challenge. Amidst our revenue challenges as a nation, coupled with various demands for wage increase, one certain assurance I can make to this noble gathering is that the improvement of the remuneration and conditions of service of our judicial officers is uppermost on the agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari,” Malami added.