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Ugwuanyi to NJC: Enugu’s in dire need of more judges

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, swore-in four newly appointed judges of the State High Court with an appeal to National Judicial Council,NJC, to appoint more judges into the state judiciary to enhance better service delivery.

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The governor made the appeal, considering that out of the requests for 20 judges made to the NJC, only four were appointed, a situation said to be a far cry from the dire need for more judges in the state.

Those sworn-in are Dr. Cyprian Aja, Dr. Comfort Ani, Mr. Harold Eya and Mr. Kenneth Okpe.

Governor Ugwuanyi on the occasion expressed appreciation for their appointments, but pleaded to the NJC to consider the recommendation of more appointments to enable the state fill vacancies that still exist in the state judiciary.

In his words: “As much as we appreciate these new appointments, I will plead with the NJC to consider the recommendation of more appointments to enable us fill the vacancies that still exist in the Enugu State Judiciary.”

The governor congratulated the new judges on their deserved appointments, urging them to approach their new responsibilities with dignity, integrity and commitment to justify their elevation to the hallowed pedestal.

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