The Senate has expressed optimism that the recently granting of financial autonomy to States Judiciary by the Executive would aid rapid dispensation of justice across the country.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Opeyemi Bamidele, made the assertion during the screening of the Executive Secretary designate of National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Anthony Ojukwu, SAN for another term in office.
The committee also screened Justice Lawal Stanley, as President Designate, Federal Capital Territory, FCT Customary Court of Appeal.
Bamidele emphasised that signing of fiscal autonomy for State judiciary would also help in the decongestion of cases being handled at the State levels.
Also, during the screening, Justice Lawal appealed to the Senate to ensure that all issues related to family and matrimonial cases were handled by the Customary Courts instead of High Court .