NBA Port Harcourt Branch Vice Chairman Condemns Destruction of Facilities of Rivers State Judiciary by Hoodlums
Geoffrey O. A. Joseph, the Vice Chairman of Nigeria Bar Association, Port Harcourt Branch and Chairman Human Rights Committee has joined other stakeholders to condemn the blocking of the gate of the Rivers State High Court Complex including the destruction of facilities and properties of the Rivers State Judiciary and individuals by suspected hoodlums.
He stated that such dastardly act is an attempt to gag the judiciary and deny the citizens access to justice.
He thanked the Rivers State Governor for rising up to the occasion by ensuring the opening of the Judiciary Gate for citizens to have access to justice.
He equally called on the security agents to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous act and bring them to book.
He noted that the Human Rights Committee will always stand with the Judiciary against any attack and arbitrary use of force to cajole the judiciary.
He advised all those that have any grievances to seek redress through legitimate channels.
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