Jonathan Commissions Federal High Court In Asaba

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Updated December 3, 2014

JonathanPresident Goodluck Jonathan has commissioned the new Ultra Modern Federal High Court complex in Asaba on Wednesday, December 3.

President Jonathan, represented by the State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, pointed out that the presence of High Court in virtually every state of the federation is a good development as it would bring justice closer to the people while commending the Chief Judge and other Justices of the court for their hard work and immeasurable support for his administration’s resolve to hold accountable all the perpetrators of terrorist acts across the country.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Ndahi Auta, commended the efforts of the state government in ensuring that the Federal High Court was established in Delta State, stating that “Delta State now has not only one Division but two Divisions, one in Asaba as well as one in Warri”.

‎During his speech, President Jonathan also commended the Federal High Court for its implementation of innovative reform measures determined to expand access to justice and bring it closer to Nigerians.

He observed that the access to High Court by Nigerians would not have been possible if deliberate steps are not taken to ensure the presence of the court in virtually every state in the federation.