By Lawal A. Dogara
Legal Aid Council has offered free legal services to 4000 people in Kaduna State.The Director General of Legal Aid Council, Mrs. Joy Bob-Manuel who made the disclosure in Kaduna said the free legal services were on civil matters such as matrimonial, land, investment and inheritance among others.
She then appealed to the entire people to make good use of the legal aid programmes with a view to ensuring justice and fairness for all.
Mrs. Bob Manuel said over 5000 residents of Kaduna State benefitted from training on alternative dispute resolution through mediation aimed at ensuring peace, unity and stability.
She also disclosed that so far ,Legal Aid Council has opened offices in 19 out of the 23 Local Government Areas of the State with some staff and NYSC lawyers in charge.
She then assured that Legal Aid Council will continue to support Nigerians on legal matters so as to access justice for the poor.