By Olusegun Oyenibi – Lokoja
Judges in Kogi State have been charged to rise up to thier constitutional duties to dispense justice with the fear of God.
Reverend Paul Frank of the First ECWA, Lokoja gave the charge at a special service held to commence the year twenty, twenty, twenty, twenty-one legal year in the State.
Reverend Frank said the charge became imperative in view of the challenges confronting the Nation.
He urged them not be dettered by undue interference in the dispensation of justice in certain quarters but fight for the survival of the nation and the common man whose hope lies in the judiciary.
In his remark, the Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi said the essence of the special service is to seek divine guidance and help from God to do that which is right in the new legal year.
Justice Olusiyi assured of the judiciary determination to uphold the tenets of thier profession and continue to uphold justice in the fear of God.
Highlights of the service was presentation of gift to the Acting Chief Judge and Chief Registrar if you the High Court, Bamidele Aina and special prayers for the Acting CJ, Judges in the State, members of the Judiciary, and the State chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association.