Kogi: Pay us our gratuities, we’re struggling – Rtd Judges beg Gov. Bello

The quick previous Grand Kadi, Sharia Court docket of Enchantment, Kogi State, Hon. Kadi Zakariya Muhammad Rtd. has known as on Governor Yahaya Bello to pay the gratuities of all of the residing retired judges and people who have left their households behind within the State.

Kadi Zakariya Muhammad made the decision on Tuesday at a valedictory courtroom session held on the Excessive Court docket of Justice, Headquarter, Lokoja, in honour of deceased and retired Judicial Officers, within the State.

He famous that the cost would assist to alleviate their struggling within the state.

“His excellency ought to use his magnanimity to pay our gratuities. This might go an extended method to scale back the hardship confronted by retired judges and people who left their households behind after succumbing to dying” he lamented.

Hon. Kadi Zakariya Muhammad Rtd was the Grand Kadi, Sharia Court docket of Enchantment, Kogi State, between 2012-2018.

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Additionally talking, a former Choose, Customary Court docket of Enchantment, Hon. Justice Elias Adem Egwu rtd. requested the judiciary to work on the jurisdiction of the customary courtroom of attraction.

Based on him, it has been a problem that has lingered for too lengthy, stressing that, their areas of jurisdiction needs to be spelt out within the state.

He, nonetheless, suggested the judiciary to arrange a seminar for space courtroom judges including that there’s a want for authorized practitioners to rapidly pursue their instances in space courts.

In the meantime, the Kogi State Judiciary has bid farewell to the Late Chief Choose of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Nasiru Ajanah.

On the valedictory courtroom session, authorized jurist took turns to eulogize the previous CJ who died on Sunday 28th June 2020.

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The courtroom additionally honoured two different authorized jurists, a former President, Customary Court docket of Enchantment, Kogi State, Hon. Justice Ibrahim Atadoga Shaibu who handed on Sunday 21st June 2020 and a former Choose, Excessive Court docket of Justice, Kogi State Hon. Justice Zaccheaus Owonibi who died on September 16the, 2018.

In his farewell message, the Performing Chief Choose of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Henry Olusiyi described the deceased judges as males of nice character who little doubt, have left indelible footprints on the sands of time.

‘Though we’re significantly pained by their exists, we, nonetheless, give due to God for the occasions and seasons we spent collectively on this facet of the good divine. It shall be effectively with each member of the households and all of us that they’ve left behind” he added.

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