Governor of Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri, inaugurated the remodelled Judge’s quarters in Opolo, Yenagoa on Friday, February 10, 2023. The inauguration ceremony forms part of activities to mark the third anniversary of the prosperity administration. During the event, Governor Diri described the judiciary as a critical arm of government.
At the same time, he remarked that the security of judges is the top priority for the government. Meanwhile, talking about the remodelled Judge’s quarters at the inauguration ceremony, the governor of Bayelsa said, “It is a thing of joy for us to gather here to inaugurate the remodelled and upgraded Judge’s quarters.
He also confessed that when the government came in, the place needed work before the judges could inhabit these quarters. Accordingly, they started remodelling the quarters. The “prosperity government” believes it is good enough for our judges to occupy. Governor Diri urged the benefitting judges to accept the remodelled quarters. He also asserted that this was the beginning of more things to come.
Further, the governor revealed that the people raised Many concerns about this project. The problems were particularly regarding the nearness to the expressway and security issues. Accordingly, the government felt that it was necessary to build a police post to take care of some of those security concerns. The said post is already complete.
Governor Diri explained that in addition to the police post, we have graduated over Six hundred youths who have trained in paramilitary. The youths will also add to the security of this place. They would work with all our security agencies and keep an eye on this place. Governor Diri stated that the security of our judges is a top priority of this government.
Justice Ama Diri, the wife of governor Douye Diri, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, deputy governor of Bayelsa State, Abraham Ingobere, Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly and other members of the state House of Assembly, attended the inauguration ceremony.
Additionally, Justice Matilda Abrakasa Ayemieye, acting Chief Judge of Bayelsa State, Justice Kate Abiri, immediate past Chief Judge of Bayelsa State, King Bubaraye Dakolo, Agada IV, Ibenanaowei of Ekpetiama kingdom and chairman, Bayelsa State council of traditional rulers and other top government functionaries were also in attendance at the event.