The Chief Judge of Enugu State, represented by the State President, Customary Court of Appeal, Justice George Nnamani, made the call at the opening of the 2018 Law Week of the Nigerian Bar Association in Enugu.
The Law Week is a time when members of the bar and bench converge to reflect on some burning issues especially, about the law profession.
It offers members of the judiciary opportunity to listen to discussions about various issues and increase their knowledge of them.
In an address, Justice George Nnamani, who represented the state Chief Judge, observed that the judiciary was confronted with diverse challenges in its quest to enthrone and sustain the rule of law.
He explained that if there were more judges issues of arbitrary adjournments would be highly reduced, leading to speedy dispensation of justice.
Speaking with Radio Nigeria, the Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, Enugu branch, Mr. Anene Orjinta advised lawyers to always keep abreast with developments in the profession and the society to sustain the rule of law.
In a keynote address on the theme of the law week, “Nigeria Society Sustainability of the Rule of Law in the Contemporary,” the Vice Chancellor, Godfrey Okoye University Enugu, Professor Christian Anieke, decried the spate of court orders and injunctions in the county.
Also commenting on the theme of the Law Week, a former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Kanu Agabi, urged Nigerians to always observe the rule of law in everything they do.
The weeklong event continues with activities, including bench and bar forum, health seminars and visit to the less privileged.