DELTA State Government is to set up Industrial Courts in Asaba and Warri, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, said, yesterday.
The governor, in Warri, while playing host to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, who paid him a courtesy call at Government House Annex, Warri, said: “Approval had been given for the courts to be established.
“I appeal to you to thank your colleague in the Industrial Court, who has approved the establishment of a court in Asaba and another one in Warri.”
He thanked the Chief Judge for approving the establishment of a Federal High Court in Warri, assuring that the judiciary would always get assistance from the state government to ensure quick dispensation of justice in the state.
Uduaghan observed that the peculiar nature of the state made it important that facilities and institutions of such nature were provided.
He said that a Government House Annex had to be built in Warri at the heat of the crisis that rocked the Niger Delta region because officials of government relocated to Warri from Asaba to enable them tackle security challenges then.
Justice Auta, who was accompanied by judges of the Federal High Court, informed Governor Uduaghan and members of the State Executive Council that they were in the state for the inaugural sitting and opening ceremony of Warri Judicial Division of Federal High Court.