Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has gifted judges in the state High Court 41 new sports utility vehicles (SUV).
Presenting the vehicles in a brief ceremony at the High court premises Monday, Governor Wike said the gesture was meant to improve service delivery in the judiciary.
He equally announced to them that the Judges quarters which he initiated would soon be completed and promised to release the certificate of occupancy to them as well.
Reacting, the State Chief Judge (CJ), Iyayi Adanma Laminkara lauded the Governor for the gifts noting that the state judiciary is now the envy of their counterparts in the country and thanked the governor for the prompt release of funds for the operations of the state High Court.
Also speaking, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Prof. Zacheaus Adango lauded the gesture, describing it as true demonstration of government policies geared at improving the Judiciary.
Adango noted that the Judiciary is indispensable and expressed the gratitude of the state Judiciary to Wike for his vision for the Ministry.