VIDEO: Obiano Swears In Anyachebelu As New Anambra Chief Judge
Justice Manasseh Anyachebelu has been sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of Anambra State by Governor Willie Obiano on Saturday.
Justice Anyachebelu succeeds Justice Ijem Onwuamaegbu who attained retirement age of 65 years.
Governor Obiano conducted the swearing-in at the executive committee chambers of the government house in Awka.
During the ceremony, Obiano tasked him on dedication and impartiality in the discharge of his new assignment.
The governor urged him to ensure faster dispensation of justice and reduction in the number of inmates awaiting trials in prisons across the state.
The governor also reiterated the need for court reforms with a view to making Anambra courts world-class, among other things.
Speaking after the ceremony, the new chief judge promised to discharge his duties with dedication and impartiality.
He vowed to uphold the tenets of his new assignment as well as dispense justice in line with the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Speaking at the ceremony, the commissioner for justice and attorney-general of the state, Dr. Uju Nwogu, commended Governor Obiano for fast-tracking the process of justice administration in Anambra state.
Dr. Nwogu also charged the new chief judge to be up and doing in discharging his responsibilities.
Watch video of the event below:
Justice Manasseh Anyachebelu Sworn In As Anambra State Acting Chief Judge
Posted by Anambra Broadcasting Service – ABS on Saturday, September 7, 2019