June 19, 2018

Judges should have been reported to National Judicial Council – Afe Babalola

Judges should have been reported to National Judicial Council – Afe Babalola

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Afe Babalola, and the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, have condemned the Department of State Services for the recent arrests of some judges and raids on their homes.

The duo spoke on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti while laying the foundation of the state new High Court complex. Babalola said even if the judges were found to have done something offensive, the normal thing was to report them to the National Judicial Council for disciplinary action.

He wondered why the judges were released on bail on personal recognition after the DSS raids, querying the motive behind the move. The senior advocate stated, “Then why did you then decide to harass their families? The DSS has no right to take over the responsibility of the police. Read more

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