Encomiums showered on Ebonyi Chief Judge as he bows out of the bench

Posted by Charles lwuoha, Enugu | 15 July 2019 | 979 times

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•Former Ebonyi Chief Judge, Justice Alloy Nwankwo

As the Chief Judge of Ebonyi State High Court, Justice Alloy Nwankwo, bows out of the bench having reached his retirement age from service, the member representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency, Hon. Laz Ogbee, has described him as a patriotic Nigerian who has contributed immensely in the administration of justice and strengthening of Nigeria’s judiciary.

In a statement issued by his Media Office as the Chief Judge marked his valedictory Court session in Abakaliki on Friday, the lawmaker noted that Nwankwo has really positioned the state judiciary as the last hope of the people, stressing that he administered justices to everyone without fear or favour.

Justice Nwankwo was appointed substantive Judge of Ebonyi State High Court in 2003.

According to Ogbee, “His Lordship, Justice Aloy Nweke Nwankwo, has served Ebonyi State well in the administration of justice. We are proud of his fatherly and professional roles which have shaped and strengthened the judicial system in the state.

“Through his trademarks of humility, self discipline, diligence and positive courage, the judiciary was indeed placed above parochial interest to serve all manner of people without fear or favour. Justice Aloy Nwankwo has strengthened the state judiciary to serve unadulterated justice to every person at all times without fear or favour.

“He equally ventilated the judicial space by creating more judicial divisions and magisterial districts to curb congestions both in the courts and in the prisons; and to ensure speedy delivery of justice.

“Justice Nwankwo equally ventilated the Bar Association in Ebonyi State by facilitating both the creation and take-off of Nigerian Bar Association, Onueke. He enjoys lifting people up.”

Meanwhile, the lawmaker has also congratulated Justice Anslem Nwaigwe for his appointment as the Acting Chief Judge of the state noting that he is strongly convinced that with Nwaigwe’s elevation to the office of the Chief Judge of the state, he will sustain and surpass the legacies of his predecessor.

Source: News Express

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