All Chief Registrars
All Deputy Chief Registrars/ Directors
All Staff Officers
Following the regular meeting of the Nasarawa State Judicial Service Commission held on 18th August 2022, the Commission deliberated upon its agenda and thereby made resolutions accordingly.
The meeting considered the Nasarawa State Legal Notice 5 and 6 2022 that repealed the Nasarawa State Customary Court/Area Court Laws, 1968 (as amended) and enacted Customary Court and Area Court Laws in the State.
Consequently, the Commission dissolved all Inspectorates/Area Courts in the State forthwith and directed the Judges to stop sitting immediately.
Judges and Personnel in these Courts are to be accordingly redeployed by the Judicial Service Commission.The effect of these directives is that posting of all unified staff of the Judiciary shall henceforth be carried out by the Commission.
Thus, posting of all staff of High Court of Justice, Sharia Court of Appeal, Customary Court of Appeal, Area Courts and Customary Courts shall be carried out by Judicial Service Commission, in consultation with the Courts.
The meeting further considered and approved the Conversion of two hundred and thirty- four (234) staff out of two hundred and ninety-six (296).
These staff cut across the Judicial Service Commission, High Court of Justice, Sharia Court of Appeal and Customary Court of Appeal.
Kindly be informed that the Commission granted its approval for the conversion of staff who were duly nominated and released to study courses that were necessary to enhance their performance/ add value to the services and courses that are relevant to the officer’s profession only. This means that all other staff who fell short of this requirements, were not granted approvals.
This also means that henceforth, all approvals for in-service training shall be vested in the Judicial Service Commission.
This circular became necessary to notify all stakeholders on the current resolutions of the Commission to ensure required compliance, please.