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Delta Assembly passes judiciary funds management law

Delta State House of Assembly

Delta State House of Assembly has passed the state’s judiciary funds management (Financial Autonomy) bill, into law. The bill was passed during last Wednesday’s plenary presided over by the speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori.

Oborevwori, who described the passage as a milestone for democracy in the state, said the bill would strengthen the financial autonomy granted to the judicial arm of government.

He noted that members painstakingly went through the bill at the Committee of the Whole House where they made contributions and amendments that aided the House to consider passing the bill into law.

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Without a doubt, this bill will strengthen the financial autonomy granted to the judicial arm of government in the state, he said.

He noted that it would ensure accountability, transparency and efficiency in the utilisation of the funds, which shall accrue to the judiciary from the State’s Consolidated Revenue Fund. The speaker then congratulated the Legislators for a job well done.