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Governor Fayemi Swears-in Four New Judges

Implementation of the Judicial Financial management Law for Judiciary workers will commence this month in Ekiti state.

Governor kayode Fayemi announced this in Ado Ekiti.at the swearing in of four new legal practitioners recommended for appointment as judges by the National Judicial Council into the State High Court.

Governor Fayemi said the financial management law was geared towards improving the welfares of judicial workers.

The Governor also said he had directed the immediate payment of one month out of the arrears owed judicial workers in the state by past administration.

Governor Fayemi who charged the new judges to exhibit professionalism by sustaining the ethics of the bench, assured them that government would not shirk from its responsibilities to improve on the administration of justice in the state.

He expressed happiness at the recommendations of four judges by the National Judicial Council, NJC, which he said was In response to agitations to review the process and procedures of appointing young lawyers to the bench.

Responding, one of the newly sworn-in judges, Justice Johnson Apuabi thanked the Governor for the opportunity to serve with assurance that they would not betray their trust.

The four new judges are justices Johnson Apuabi, Olalekan Olatawura , Oyinkansola Oluboyede and Blessing Ajileye.

Tope Omobepade

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