Niger state to train judicial officers in Australia

The Niger State Ministry of Justice has shortlisted about 15 senior cadre Personnel for an international capacity building training in Australia.

This State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice Barrister Nasara DanMallam stated this at the end of the year dinner party organised for the staff of the ministry of justice.

He said capacity building is important and there are different ways you can improve the capacity of your staff in every organised sector. “…I don’t have any doubt that this kind of event will go a long way to inspire quite a lot of them to do more”.

The Attorney General said during the fasting/Sallah period, the ministry organised iftar for Muslim colleagues in the ministry, as such this end of year party is also to compliment the staff and wish fellow Christians a happy celebrations in the spirit of religious harmony.

Barrister Dan-Mallam described commitment, engagement and conducive working atmosphere as key to successful transformation in the ministry, because his main objective is to promote capacity building among both junior, other senior lawyers and other administrative staff within the ministry.

“We encourage those that are ready and able to sponsor themselves to further their studies while on the other side the government is making arrangements to send the staff on in-service to expand their horizons in the judicial sector,” the Attorney General said.

The Attorney General added that all his success relied on the special support he bagged from the state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to confront ant challenge o the ministry and the judicial sector.

”I am very happy and I can say it without contradiction that we are making significant progress; ….the sector is getting better and better. This is a way to say thank you for all the support I received from my colleagues in the ministry.

If change means anything, I think this is the change we need to do things, we need novelty, we need to do things differently and I am grateful that this happened today. “It is my believe that in the mid or long term the justice sector of Niger state will be a model if not for Nigeria as a whole, for the North”.

Earlier, the Niger State Head of Service Alh Yabagi Sule who was present at the end of the year dinner eulogised the good effort and initiation of the state Attorney General for creating this kind of informal gathering which he identified as an avenue for the judicial workers to review and assess their performance in a lighter mood.

Other well wishers at the occasion were the former and current NBA chairmen Niger state chapter, the Controller Old Prison CPO Alhaji Sanusi Muazu Dan Musa, his counterpart of the medium prison Jibrin Mohammed, representatives of FIDA and other friends as well as relevant stakeholders in the Judiciary sector who jointly testified and applauded the new progressive innovations and development as well as synergy initiated by the administration of Barrister Nasara Dan Malam as the commissioner of justice.