AWKA â€” Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, yesterday, commissioned a N160 millionÂ High Court complex for Idemili Judicial Division of the State High Court.
Speaking at the commissioning, the Governor said that the completion of the project was in line with his administrationâ€™s commitment to developing all sectors of the state.
According to Obi, a society separated from justice is worse than a band of armed robbers and pledged that he would continue to promote the cause of justice and equity,Â so that the poor would always be protected.
The Governor said that the ability of his administration to execute manyÂ projects in spite of the stateâ€™s lean resources was as a result of prudent management of the resources of the state.
The Chief Judge of the State, Justice P. Obidigwe, commended the Governor for his commitment to the rebuilding and development of the state.
He described the project, which was conceived during the first tenure of the present administration as part of Obiâ€™s success story that made him winÂ the February 6 election, adding that his strides in Anambra State have made the people of the state have confidence in him, which they demonstrated in unmistakable terms during the election.
The building comprises four standard court halls, two on the ground and two on the first floor, each with Judges Chambers and Secretaryâ€™s office, the general office, the Assistant Chief Registrarâ€™s office, Library, Bailiffsâ€™ office, lawyers robbing room, appeal section, strong room, among others.
The Chief Judge also appealed to the Governor to provide them with other ancillary infrastructure such as access road and electricityÂ from the national grid.