BY LEVI JOHNSON
The Lagos State Judiciary, led by Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba, has gone online to deliver judgement on murder and stealing. This is first-ever he would be holding virtual court sitting.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja High Court Is delivering judgment in murder and stealing case between Lagos State v Olalekan Hameed.
The judge, defendant, his team of counsel, the prosecution team and top members of the state Judiciary and Ministry of Justice are participating in the proceedings virtually.
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The judge is at High Court 10 in Ikeja, the defendant Hameed is at Kirikiri Maximum Correctional Centre, Apapa while the counsel is at different locations.
Prison officials and select members of the press, including The Nation, are also participating remotely.
Aside from the court officials and the parties, those participating in the proceedings virtually include Justice Alogba, Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye, Justice Josephine Oyefeso, Justice Sherifat Solebo, Justice Afeez Dabiri, Justice Roli Harriman, amongst others.