- Hope Uzodimma has sent a message of congratulations to the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Olukayode Ariwoola
- According to Governor Uzodimma, Nigerians are rejoicing to a more robust and responsive judiciary under his supervision
- He further added that the government and people of Imo State wish the new Chief Justice a prosperous and fruitful tenure
In a warm message, Governor Hope Uzodimma congratulated Hon Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his appointment and swearing in as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
this was disclosed in a statement provided to Legit.ng.
The governor noted this with more than 11 years on the Supreme Court – and court experience gained in the Lagos, Enugu and Kaduna departments of the Court of Appeals, the new Chief Justice was “tailor-made for the job”.
Acc According to him, Nigerians look forward to a more robust and responsive judiciary that reflects the achievements of democracy under the leadership of Judge Ariwoola.
He thus wished the new CJN to proceed on behalf of the people of Imo State.
Uncertainty: Governor Uzodimma speaks on residents carrying weapons for self-defense
Meanwhile, according to the statement by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, urged residents to arm themselves against terrorist attacks. Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma intervened in the conversation.
Governor Uzodimma during a speech at the House of Representatives in Abuja stated that residents of Imo State are not allowed to carry weapons or ammunition for self-defense as the security situation in the state is completely different.
Governor Uzodimma said he is amazed why Governor Matewalle proposed such an idea as a solution to the Uncertainty in Th e State.
Akeredolu assists Matawalle in self-defense against bandits
Meanwhile, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, welcomed the input from the governor of Zamfara state, who had suggested local residents should carry guns in self-defense.
However, Akeredolu stated that despite such a proposal, the idea was not plausible l because the federal government will have a different opinion.
< p class="align-left">Akeredolu, who is known as a supporter of the state police, reiterated his stance on the need for the state police.