By Fatima Sadiq
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says his administration will continue to support the Judiciary and Legislature in discharging their statutory responsibilities effectively for the overall benefit of the people of Gombe State.
The Governor stated this while performing the swearing-in of the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Joseph Ahmed Awak at the Government House.
He said since its inception, the three arms of Government have been partnering in the development of Gombe State, stressing that unity and harmony must be maintained going forward.
While restating his commitment to continue supporting the independence of the Judiciary in Gombe State for enhancement of service delivery and speedy administration of justice, Governor Inuwa assured the entire members of the Judiciary that he would continue to make available all necessary facilities and funding for the discharge of the statutory responsibilities of the Judicial Arm.
He congratulated the new judiciary helmsman for being found worthy to superintend over the important arm of Government.
He described Justice Joseph Awak as a man well known for his sterling qualities befitting of a top-ranking judicial officer, whose appointment as the Chief Judge of the state is a culmination of many years of meritorious and selfless service to the Judicial Arm of Government not just in Gombe State but also the federation as a whole.