By Onogwu Muhammed
Kogi State Governor, Alh Yahaya Bello has sworn-in three (3) new High Court judges to enhance quick dispensation of justice in the state.
The new judges sworn in Monday, June 11 in Lokoja by the Kogi Governor are Justice Ruth Alolo Alfa, Justice Hussain Alhassan Saidu and Justice Zubayr Saliu.
At the swearing-in ceremony, Governor Bello said that, “The appointment of the judges will go a long way in bringing critical manpower gaps in the judiciary, as well as expanding her capacity to do quick and substantial justice.”
The governor further assured the people that his administration would continue to give the needed support and conducive atmosphere for the judges to discharge their duties without fear or favour.
In the same vein, the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, urged the new judges to uphold the virtues of integrity, impartiality, and courage in the dispensation of justice at all time.
Meanwhile, the appointment of the judges cut across the three senatorial districts. The judges were gifted with jeeps to enhance their vehicular movement in the discharge of their duties.