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Lagos Judge Goes Online To Deliver Judgement On Murder And Stealing

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 court session, for the charge marked ID/9006C/2019, is holding online via a video app. It started at 11 am.
Participants from the bar include the State’s Attorney-General & Minister of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), the prosecutor, Ms Titilayo Shitta-Bey, and some senior lawyers like Funke Adekoya SAN, Tayo Oyetibo SAN, Olukayode Enitan SAN, amongst others.

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.

 

 

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