Thursday, June 24, 2021

2nd Anniversary: Matawalle donates vehicles to Zamfara judges, court registrars, others

Headline

Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
tiamin rice

As part of activities marking his second year in office, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has donated brand new vehicles to Chief Registrars, judges of the Magistrates and Sharia Court as well as members of the Judicial Service Commission in the state.

The vehicles were presented to the beneficiaries by the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami at a brief ceremony at the Government House Gusau

According to the governor, the vehicles are part of 330 brand new Hyundai cars purchased by his government at the cost of N4.5 million each for distribution to different categories of workers in the state.

See also  Matawalle releases N400m for Zamfara students’ scholarship

Mr Matawalle said: “It is also in recognition of the exalted position of the Judiciary in a liberal democratic tradition, particularly it being an independent government arm that works in the same spirit as the executive and legislative arms to ensure good governance.

See also  Kogi Assembly urges Yahaya Bello to contest for 2023 presidency

“We dearly uphold the sanctity of the judiciary as a vital instrument of the dispensation of justice and interpreter of our constitution.

“Like all true democracies, we are determined to continue to work towards maintaining its independence and efficiency and promote its capacity for quick adjudication as a beacon of hope to the common man,” the governor noted.

Similarly, the minister inaugurated the newly constructed Presidential Lodge situated in the Government House.

At the inauguration of the Presidential Lodge, Mr Matawalle said the project was part of a larger contract that included the construction of 18 executive chalets and the renovation of the Government House.

See also  Damasak attack: Nigerian Army loses 3 soldiers

The latter projects he said had been fully completed at the cost of over N2.1 billion.

In his speech, Mr Malami said it was gratifying the two year anniversary of Mr Matawalle’s administration was marked with development projects.

See also  Damasak attack: Nigerian Army loses 3 soldiers

According to him, the administration brought peace and order in most parts of the state, even while the Federal Government was working to end insecurity in the country.

“The signing of Executive Order 10 by President Muhamamdu Buhari was aimed at re-enforcing and complementing Section 121(3) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

See also  LG autonomy not for NASS to address – Gbajabiamila

“Today’s ceremony for the formal presentation of operational vehicles to Magistrate and Shari’a Courts Judges in Zamfara State is no doubt a step towards enhancing productivity of the judges across the state.

“It is hoped that with the formal presentation of operational vehicles to Magistrates and Shari’a Courts Judges in Zamfara State, the State Government and indeed, governors of the 36 States of the federation will work towards having the Executive Order 10 for the autonomy of State Legislature and Judiciary implemented,” Mr Malami urged.

NAN

Subscribe to Our VIP Newsletter

Related News

Latest News

cosgrove
atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk atrk