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Diri appoints two judges, urging them to fulfill their duties with humility

On Friday, Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri administered the oath of office to two new judges, one for the High Court and the other for the Customary Court of Appeal.


Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, conducted a brief swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed judges, Hon. Justice Amaebi Ibomo Orukari and Hon. Justice David Lawrence Opokuma. The event took place at the Executive Council Chamber of the Government House in Yenagoa.

Governor Diri emphasized the importance of humility in discharging their judicial responsibilities.

He underscored the judiciary’s role as the hope of the common man and urged the judges to ensure diligence in handling cases, regardless of the parties’ status or background.

The governor expressed the government’s commitment to strengthening the judiciary’s independence, citing efforts made since taking office to create an enabling environment.

He highlighted plans for future appointments of judges and judicial staff to further support the judiciary.

Diri acknowledged the challenges faced by society, emphasizing the critical role of judges in addressing complex legal issues and ensuring social justice.

He called on the newly sworn-in judges to make decisions with utmost integrity, impartiality, and dedication to the principles of justice.

The Chief Judge of the State, Justice (Mrs.) Matilda Ayemieye Abrakasa, and the President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Daniel Ayah, witnessed the ceremony.

By dworldgist.com

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