By Baba Sillah
In a bid to enhance the capacity of the staff of the judiciary, ten officials of the judiciary including judges, Master of the High Court, Sheriff and the Judicial Secretary have travelled to Nigeria and Ghana for two weeks training, Judicial Secretary Landing Sanneh told The Standard.
The training commences today until 17th and is organised by Nigeria Judiciary Training Institute and facilitated by the United Nations Development Programme [UNDP].
According to Mr Sanneh, two Court of Appeal judges, five High Court judges, Master and Sheriff of the High Court are to attend the training in Nigeria as part of a bilateral relationship that exists between the two countries.
Sanneh, who is also attending the same training in Ghana, added that the training is all part of the wise leadership of the Chief Justice, Hassan B Jallow whom he said considers human capacity development as a meaningful and effective tool of any institution.
“It is the first of its kind judiciary staff are embarking on such meaningful capacity development programme. We are expecting more trainings of such in the future for all the judicial officials both local and international. We are grateful to the entire staff of the judiciary particularly the Chief Justice for his support and the government as well,” Mr Sanneh told The Standard shortly before his departure.
The officials who are attending the training are: Edrissa F M’bai, Omar MM Njie of Court of Appeal, Basirou Mahoney, Kumba Sillah-Camara, Amina Saho-Ceesay, Zainab Jawara-Alamy and Sainabou Wadda-Ceesay of the High Court, Master of the High Court, Buba Jawo, Sheriff of the High Court, Sheriff B Tabally and the Judiciary Secretary, Landing Sanneh.