Gombe Governor approves Judiciary, Legislature autonomy  

Gombe state government has signed and granted autonomy to the state Judicial and legislative arms of government.

The state Governor,, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya stated this while swearing in five judges of the state’s high court of justice on Monday.

Governor inuwa said that the aim of the autonomy was to boost the existing relationship between the three arms of government.

The governor presented to Speaker of the State House of Assembly and Acting Chief Judge of the state, the signed laws.

“There is no doubt that the relationship will provide a virile and strong democracy as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In this regard, I have signed into law two bills on the autonomy of both the Judiciary and Legislature as a measure towards achieving autonomy, independence of these arms of government.

“Let me use this opportunity to assure the entire members of the judiciary and of course the legislature that we will continue to make available all necessary facilities that will enhance the effective discharge of your responsibilities.

“Our administration is committed to ensuring that we have a strong and harmonious relationship between all arms of government. So far, we have provided an enabling environment for both the legislative and Judiciary arms.

“I like to use this opportunity after this speech to present the new laws to the Acting Chief Judge and the honorable speaker Gombe State House of Assembly.”

While assuring of the immediate application of the laws, the governor stressed that he would give the laws the much-needed support.

“I would like to assure you that inshallah, we will ensure that the laws come into effect immediately,” Yahaya added.

Recall that at separate occasions workers of the two arms have embarked on industrial actions thereby, paralyzing the economic activities.

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