Governor Dauda Lawal reiterated his commitment to ensuring an independent and transformed judiciary in Zamfara.

The Governor, on Monday, conducted an official inspection of the high courts in the State, beginning at the High court Complex in the State capital, Gusau.

A statement by the Spokesperson for the Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, said the purpose of the official visit was to assess the condition of the facilities and infrastructure at the High Courts.

He added that the Governor was received and briefed by the Chief Judge, Justice Kulu Aliyu, about the condition of the courts and the interventions required from the government.

He said: “In his remark, Governor Lawal reiterated that upon assumption in office, he made commitments that under his administration, the judiciary would be given all the necessary support it deserves.

“The Governor promised not to interfere in judicial processes and to address welfare packages of the judges, including accommodation and office renovation.

“He stressed the significance of preserving justice since the judiciary serves as the final recourse for the common people. He further stated that his administration is committed to establishing a strong and autonomous judiciary to facilitate the equitable and timely administration of justice, as well as the comprehensive reform of this essential branch of government.”

Earlier, the Zamfara State Chief Judge commended Governor Lawal’s unwavering effort in providing all necessary assistance to the judiciary. “We appreciate all that you have done for us. You always provide us with essential assistance whenever we approach you with a problem.” She said.