Gov. Ahmed Warns Judiciary Against Corrupt Practices

Abdulfatah-Ahmed, National Discovery, Governor Ahmed, RescessionThe Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has called on members of the judiciary to stand against corruption and uphold the rule of law.

The governor who made this call at the swearing-in of a new grand Kadi of the Shariah Court, Hon. Muhammed Ola Abdulkadir, said that recent happenings on alleged corruption against some members of the judiciary, make the public question the integrity of the judiciary.

According to the governor, “Judges across the country should be bold, fearless, incorruptible, follow the principles of the constitution and promote democracy”.

He also noted that the integrity, independence and impartiality of the judiciary are essential to promoting human rights and fostering development.

“Judiciary must be inclusive and promote social justice. – Ensuring equal treatment of all before the law goes a long way in building trust in the credibility of the judicial system,” Ahmed stressed.

Consequently, he stated that all citizens must have unrestricted and equal access to justice at all times.

Also, the rights of all must be protected regardless of gender, age or status, as justice helps society create organised human relations and forms the basis of strong institutions and good governance.

Feeding Programme To Boost Agriculture Scheme In Kwara State – Governor

Abdulfatah-AhmedThe Kwara State Governor, Abdulfattah Ahmed says the school feeding program by the Federal Government for junior secondary school pupils in Nigeria, will help to stimulate local agriculture support scheme in the country.

In an interview with journalists, Gov. Ahmed described the programme as a laudable one which will also boost the human capital development in the education sector and urged states to key into it.

Governor Ahmed discussed about the introduction of salary verification exercise and its effect on workers in the state asking them to be patient.

He added that the exercise was aimed at completely eliminating ghost workers and that he is determined to carry it to a logical conclusion.

The Kwara State Governor also asked critics of the change mantra of the APC administration to look at what is happening in the fight against corruption before criticizing.

According to him change is not automatic.