The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad; the Governor of Central Bank (CBN), Godwin Emefiele; and about 70 judges drawn from various courts in the country, among other experts are to meet in Abuja next week on how the Judiciary could aid the effectiveness of the Secured Transaction in Movable Assets Act and the Credit Reporting Act, 2017.
The gathering being put together by the National Judicial Institute (NJI), the CBN, the World Bank Group and the Juris Law Office is intended to afford judges and other experts the opportunity to scrutinize both laws and agree on how the Judiciary could enhance their effective application.
According to the organizers, the e-workshop, scheduled for October 27 and 28, 2020 has as its theme: “The role of the judiciary in ensuring the effectiveness of the Secured Transaction in Movable Assets and Credit Reporting Acts, 2017.”
The event, they added would also be attended by CBN’s Director of Development Finance, Philip Yila Yusuf and the Registrar, National Collateral Registry, Osa Amadasun.
Listed as resource persons for the workshop include Managing Partner, Perchstone & Grey, Osaro Eghobamien (SAN); the Director of Legal Services, CBN, Kofo-Abdulsalam Alada; Augustine Edet, of the Pan African University; a World Bank/IFC Senior Credit Infrastructure Specialist, Ubong Awah and the Principal Partner, Juris Law Office, Niyi Ayoola-Daniels.