Obiano Appoints 8 new Judges for Anambra

Anambra governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has appointed eight high court judges as part of the activities to mark his one year in office.
The judges are: Arinze Chidozie Akasu; Theophine Oguji; Michael Okonkwo and Irene Ndigwe.
Others are Raphael Onunkwo; Dennis Maduechesi David Onyefulu and Fidelis Aniukwu.

The new judges were among the 16 forwarded to the National Judicial Council(NJC) as recommendation for their appointment.
Addressing the judges shortly after their swearing in, Obiano assured them of good working conditions, stressing that the judges would move into state of the art accommodation made available to them by the state government immediately.

He noted that this was the first time in the history of the  state when the government was swearing in eight judges at the same time and providing them with accommodation instantly.
He maintained that the state would provide other facilities to the judges including cars to assist their job.

He urged the new judges to always expedite judgement on kidnapping and other related crime in line with the state government’s policy to reduce crime to the minimum in the state.

Thanking the governor on behalf of others for their appointment, Justice Arinze Chidozie Akasua, pledged that they would live above board in the discharge of their duty.
He commended the state government for the various infrastructure it had put in place that made their appointments possible before the NJC.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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