Abia Gets Two New Judges


Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has used the occasion of swearing in of two new Judges to assure that every arm of government in the state would enjoy autonomy in the running of its affairs.
  At the swearing ceremony held at the Executive Chamber of Government House, Umuahia, the governor also pledged to ensure the growth of the judiciary in the state.
  Those sworn in are Justice Kenneth Wosu and Justice Ucheoma Enwereji. Their appointment brings to 29, the number of judges in the Abia state judiciary
  Orji further promised that welfare of the judiciary officers will be given paramount attention to enable them discharge their duties, recalling that his administration recently gave out cars to judges and magistrates in the state to aid them in their job.
  He urged the judiciary officers to be patient as government was making effort to meet their other needs and disclosed that government was making arrangement to provide them with computers.
  The governor pleaded with judges and magistrates to assist government in fighting against crime just as he charged the new judges to justify the confidence reposed in them.
  Responding on behalf of his colleague, Justice Wosu pledged their commitment to speedy dispensation of justice and expressed gratitude to the governor and Chief Judge of the State for finding them fit for elevation.