Appeal Court will Bring Justice Closer to the People
Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Yahaya has identified access to justice as one of the cardinal principles of democracy.
He spoke when he inspected facilities for the take-off of the Gombe division of the Court of Appeal.
A statement by his media aide, Ismaila Misilli, said the governor was satisfied with the quality and standard of renovation. He said the work met the required specifications.
The statement reads: “Yola in Adamawa, and Jos in Plateau States, used to be the only nearest Courts of Appeal from Gombe, but with the Gombe division about to take off, clients in Gombe and other neighbouring states within the region can access justice at their door steps.”
The governor said the temporary complex was provided by the government and renovated to hasten the court’s take off.
He added that will provide the desired comfort to dispense justice with equity and fairness pending the completion of the permanent site.
The governor later inspected the accommodation provided for the court’s members of staff at the Shehu Abubakar Government Lodge.
Acting Chief Judge Justice Mu’azu Pindiga thanked Yahaya for the prompt release of funds used in renovating and the Appellate Courts will continue to work in synergy to ensure the quick dispensation of justice to all. He said the High and Appellate Courts will continue to work in synergy to ensure the quick dispensation of justice to all.
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