Wike buys 41 SUVs for state judges

Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has presented 41 new sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to judges in the State High Court.

Mr Wike said on Monday while presenting the vehicles in a brief ceremony at the High Court premises that the gesture was meant to improve service delivery in the judiciary.

The governor also said the judges’ quarters which he initiated would soon be completed and promised to release the certificate of occupancy to them.

In reaction, the chief judge of the state Iyayi Laminkara lauded the governor for the gifts.

Laminkara said Rivers State judiciary is now the envy of its counterparts in the country.

He also thanked the governor for the prompt release of funds for the court’s operations.

Rivers Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Prof. Zacheaus Adango described the gesture as a true demonstration of government policies geared at improving the judiciary.