n continuation of his administration’s promise to create a conducive atmosphere for the state’s workforce, Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has procured twenty brand new Sports Utility Vehicles for the use of judges in the state.
The vehicles were received by the acting Chief Judge of the state, Hon. Justice Ijeoma Agugua during a courtesy visit by judges to the governor.
The governor, who stressed the need for the judicial arm of government to join forces with the other arms, the executive and legislature, to move the state forward.
He said that the dividends of democracy can only be delivered to people when all the arms of government close ranks and work as a team.
While expressing his zeal to work with the judges, Uzodimma said the gifts of 20 brand new Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to the serving judges was a way of motivating them to work, promising to improve the welfare and working condition the judges.
The governor also offered to take care of the outstanding entitlements of the retired judges and ensure that other retiring ones get their entitlements less than two months after retirement, a record which has not happened in the history of Imo State.
He restated his administration’s committment to introducing modern techniques to quicken justice dispensation and urged the judges to key into the administration and do their work without fear or favour.
The Acting Chief Judge of Imo State, Justice Ijeoma Agugua said they came to parley with the governor on how best to ensure harmonious working relationship between the two arms of government.
She commended the governor for making the judiciary come alive again in the discharge of their duties as people entrusted with dispensing justice for the common man, promising not to be found wanting.