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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has sworn in six new Judges, saying the move is to enhance speedy justice delivery in the state.

Swearing in the new judges, Ugwuanyi lamented the difficulties being experienced because of the death of judges in the state.

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

He pointed out that the appointment of the new Judges was a timely relief to the Enugu State Judiciary and the people of the state.

Ugwuanyi congratulated the new Judges on their appointments and charged them to bring their expertise and the requisite gravitas to bear on the discharge of their new responsibilities.

He explained that the action is sequel to his approval of the recommendations of the National Judicial Council, NJC, in compliance with Section 271 sub-section 2 and Section 281 sub-section 2 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Priscilla Emehelu, thanked Governor Ugwuanyi for his administration’s commitment in the provision of critical infrastructure for the State Judiciary.

Responding on behalf of other newly sworn-in Judges, Justice Nkeiru Aroh-Onuoha, thanked God and Governor Ugwuanyi for the elevation

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