Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has assured the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) of Government’s cooperation and support in ensuring that the killers of the two lawyers on their way to a court in Ozoro, were apprehended and brought to book.
The Governor who gave the assurance in Warri while presenting four more Toyota Hiace buses to four NBA branches in the State, said that the Government will provide all logistics support for the security agencies to ensure that the culprits were caught.
He commiserated with the family of the deceased and the NBA over the unfortunate killing of the two lawyers, promising that the State would get to the root of the matter.
The gesture by the Governor fulfills his promise of seven buses for the seven branches of the Nigeria Bar Association in the State, three of the branches had been presented with buses earlier.
Governor Uduaghan said that the donation was to enhance the performance of the legal practitioners in the State as well as in appreciation of the harmonious relationship existing between lawyers and the State Government.
The keys of the vehicles were formally presented to the Chairmen and secretaries of the Sapele, Agbor, Ogwashi-Uku and Oleh branches of the NBA, at the Government House Annex in Warri.
Chairman, Oleh branch of the NBA, Barrister Kennedy Uwubiti, speaking on the behalf of others, expressed the gratitude of the legal practitioners to the State Governor for keeping to his promise.
The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Charles Ajuyah, (SAN) had in his opening remarks listed Asaba, Warri and Ughelli branches of the NBA as earlier beneficiaries of the Governor’s kind gesture.