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Governor Ugwuanyi swears in four judges



Governor Ugwuanyi swears in four judges

Senator Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday swore in three High Court Judges and a Customary Court of Appeal Judge following their proposals by the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (center), the state’s Chief Judge, Hon. Equity Priscilla Ngozi Emehelu (third left), President, Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Equity George Nnamani with the recently sworn in High Court Judges, Justices Vincent C.Ezeugwu (second right), Chukwunweike A. Ogbuabor (left) Mathew C.O. Luke (left) and Justice Nnenna C. Madu as Judge of the Customary Court of Appeal, yesterday.

The new High Court Judges who were confirmed at a wonderful occasion held at the EXCO Chambers of the Government House, Enugu, incorporate Justices Chinedu Vincent Ezeugwu, Chukwunweike Anukenyi Ogbuabor, and Mathew Chukwujiofo Onyejife Eluke, while Justice Nnenna Celia Madu was likewise confirmed as a Judge of the Customary Court of Appeal.

Hon. Judges Ezeugwu and Eluke until their rise were private lawful experts. Hon. Equity Ogbuabor was a senior teacher at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, while Hon. Equity Madu until her arrangement was the Secretary, Magistrate Association of Nigeria, Enugu branch. Swearing in the new Judges.

Gov. Ugwuanyi said that the activity was inconsistency with segment 271 sub-segment 2 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as revised, which gave that “the arrangement of a Judge of the High Court of a State, will be made by the senator following up on the suggestion of the National Judicial Council (NJC)”.

The senator included that segment 281 sub-area (2) of the said Constitution likewise given that the arrangement of a Judge of the Customary Court of Appeal of a State will be made by the representative following up on the proposal of the NJC.

He unveiled that the arrangement of the new judges and their swearing-in came as “an appreciated alleviation to the Enugu State Judiciary and the general population of the state who had for since quite a while ago persevered through the troubles occasioned by the lack of judges in the state.”

Gov. Ugwuanyi who expressed that endorsement has been given for the development of two model standard courts for every one of the 17 neighborhood government regions, called attention to that his organization has achieved numerous achievements in its persistent endeavors to reposition the State Judiciary for increasingly effective administration “particularly through the arrangement of appropriate foundation and basic devices and hardware”.

The representative likewise revealed that redesign work has started at the State Judiciary Headquarters, among different intercessions, communicating positive thinking that “these measures combined with the arrangement of new judges would help in no little measure to additionally upgrade the proficient organization and quick administration of Justice in Enugu State.” He, in this way, saluted the new judges on their merited arrangements and communicated certainty that they will lead their new duties with due pride, trustworthiness, and responsibility, “having been discovered reasonable for height to this holy platform.” Prior in her starting comment, the Chief Judge, while portraying the methodology saw in accordance with the arrangements of Rules 3 and 4 of the NJC rules, expressed that the commission thought about sound information of the Law, status at the Bar and Bench, land spread, great character, notoriety, steady adherence to proficient morals and attractive and reliable presentation of develop judgment in the workplace as a Chief Registrar or Chief Magistrate, in the arrangement of the new judges. Hon.

Equity Emehelu in the interest of the State Judicial Service Commission, recognized and lauded the noteworthy commitments of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s organization in giving offices to the Judiciary, focusing on that “this motion validates His Excellency’s determination to reposition the State Judiciary for powerful, proficient and rapid agreement of equity regardless of lack of assets and the contending needs of different divisions”. Reacting in the interest of others,

Hon. Equity Ezeugwu expressed gratitude toward God for making the occasion a reality and went further to acknowledge Gov. Ugwuanyi, the Chief Judge, the State Customary Court of Appeal President, their tutor, Hon. Equity Census Nweze of the Supreme Court, among others, for their commitments towards the professional development.

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