Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has handed over some completed blocks of duplexes to accommodate Judges within the state.
Governor Wike additionally introduced that N150 million has additionally been handed to Judges who opted for money funds to construct their very own homes.
The Governor made the announcement in the course of the commissioning of the judges’ condo in GRA, Port Harcourt.
He stated the constructing is in fulfilment of the promise made by his administration in 2015, in a transfer that’s needed to enhance on the dwelling situations of the judges who contribute to the dispensation of justice within the nation.
“The Rivers State authorities now bears full accountability to supply befitting lodging for all Judicial officers of Rivers state origin past your service years for all times.
“Judges have a option to obtain a correctly constructed home from the state authorities or go for money funds to construct or purchase their homes by themselves.
“We’re placing sensible impact on this promise to fee these 24 duplexes.
“The state authorities spent the sum of six billion naira to construct, furnish and panorama this property.
“Equally, 23 of the Judges who opted for money fee have acquired the permitted sum of N150 million every to construct and purchase their very own home,” the Governor stated.
The spotlight of the occasion was the commissioning of the Judges Quarters by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad.
The train was carried out in Port Harcourt by a justice of the Supreme Court docket, Justice Mary Odili who represented the CJN.
Talking in the course of the commissioning of the quarters, Justice Odili thanked Governor Nyesom Wike for constructing the edifice.
The Rivers Judiciary quarters is known as after the late Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chinwe Aguma, the previous Commissioner for Justice and Lawyer-Basic of Rivers State.