Akwanga - The Nasarawa State Attorney-General, and Commissioner of Justice, Innocent Lagi, has told magistrates, judges and other judicial workers to avoid corruption and be disciplined, to move the judiciary forward in the state.
Lagi gave the advice on Monday in Akwanga at the swearing-in ceremony of new officials of the Nasarawa State Chapter of the Magistrates' Association of Nigeria (MAN).
“If all magistrates, judges and other staff of the judiciary in the state would adhere to the ethics of the legal profession, it would help in the administration of justice in the state.”
He also advised the newly-inaugurated officials of the association to avoid any act that would dent the good image of the judiciary in the state.
Lagi assured them of the determination of the executive arm of government to collaborate and support them to deliver good service to the people.
The new Chairman of the association, Mr Victor Vincent, thanked the members for the confidence reposed in the new leadership, promising not to disappoint them.