Nasarawa Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, Has Appealed To Governor Umaru Al-Makura To Pay Attention To Welfare Of Retired Judges.
Chief Judge of Nasarawa, Suleiman Dikko, yesterday appealed to Governor Umaru Al-Makura to give urgent attention to the welfare of retired judges in the State. Dikko made the appeal at a Valedictory Special Court Session in honour of retired and late superior judges in the state.
“If urgent attention is given to the welfare of retired judges, it would go a long way in boosting the morale and output of those still in service’’, he said. Dikko added that the welfare of judiciary staff would not have been a problem if the judicial arm of the government in the state was given financial autonomy.
He, however, promised to put machinery in place to reposition the judiciary in order to capable of transforming the state” he maintained He regretted that Kogi state has not made any meaningful progress since its creation in 1991, noting that except the present leaderships are changed; the state will continue to retrogress.
According to him, Bello in his private life has contributed positively to his community, through progressive youths and women development. ensure speedy administration of justice in the state.
Mr. Gabriel Akaka, Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Lafia Branch, prayed for the retirees and wished them well in their future endeavours. Akaka added that the retirees had left an indelible mark in the judicial system. Lawal Musa-Nagogo, former Grand Khadi, who spoke on behalf of other retirees, thanked the chief judge for organising the session in their honour.
Musa-Nagogo, who is also the Emir of Wamba, promised to make himself available for any assignment that might be given to him in order to contribute his quota to the development of the judiciary in the state.News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme was attended by family members of the retired judges, members of the NBA, judges and Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Justice, among others. (NAN)