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Fayemi seeks better remuneration for judges


Governor Kayode Fayemi

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has canvassed for better remuneration for judges, saying that only the best should be given to the judiciary and its workers.

The governor said this, yesterday, at the Special Thanksgiving Mass in honour of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem in Plateau State.

He described Justice Dongban-Mensem as a woman of substance and integrity, who has demonstrated sense of value, morality and principles in all of her judicial dealing.


He said Nigerian governors would continue to respect and support judges.

A statement by Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Kelvin Ebiri, noted that other governors present at the event were Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (Rivers), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Simon Lalong (Plateau) and Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, while the Governors of Benue, Ondo and Bauchi sent representatives.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented at the event by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Pauline Tallen, stated that everything is being done to solve issues of insecurity in the country.

The President noted that he cannot do the task alone, calling on men and women of goodwill to contribute their quota to solving the challenges facing the country. He expressed optimism that with concerted efforts and prayers, peace will be restored in the country.


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