Judiciary plays a critical role in nation-building. Besides advancing a Nation's sovereignty, it also promotes constitutionalism and enhances adherence to the rule of law.
Furthermore, on the need to expand the possibilities of bringing justice close to the masses, the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Benedict Kanyip, FNIALS today Friday 20th December 2019 paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency, Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and discussed ways of strengthening Industrial harmony in the state for better Industrial Economic Growth and Development.
His Lordship reiterated Court's commitment to the effective dispensation of Justice and noted that the essence of the visit was to work out modalities with the state government to see the establishment of Delta State division of the Court to operate in full-fledged capacity to further strengthen the economy of the state as well as enhance justice delivery.
In his remark, Gov. Okowa pledged that Delta State as 'Big Heart' would partner to assist the Court in facilitating speedy establishment of the Court to improve Industrial harmony and save lawyers and litigants the stress from travelling to other states to seek redress.
Gov. Okowa also promised that his government would not relent in creating a conducive environment for the delivery of quality services to the people of the state.
Justice Kanyip was flanked by State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice M. Umuokoro, State Attorney General, Peter Mrakpor Esq and members of the State Executive.
Among the entourage of the president were Hon. Justice A. N. Ubaka, Hon. Justice John Targeme, Hon. Justice Oluwakayode Arowosegbe and Hon. Justice Paul Bassi.
Others are the Chief Registrar, Mr Olurotimi Williams, Alh Bello Abd-Rafiu, Mr Muhammad Karaye and staff.