Give financial autonomy to judiciary, protesting lawyers tell Anambra governor
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Nigeria, May 10 -- Lawyers in Anambra State, under the aegis of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Monday, staged a peaceful protest at the Government House, Awka, to press home their quest for financial autonomy and independence of the judiciary.
The lawyers carried placards some of which read: "Gov Obiano please implement the constitutional provisions on financial autonomy and independence of the Judiciary", "Anambra state branches of NBA demand financial autonomy and independence of the Judiciary."
The lawyers initially stood by the entrance to the Government House, but when no one attended to them after about 30 minutes, they blocked the gate.
The Secretary to the State Government, Solo Chukwulobelu, later came out to listen to...
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