By Kenneth Udeh
The chief judge of Anambra State, Hon. Justice Peter N. C. Umeadi has sworn-in the newly appointed chief registrar and deputy chief registrars of High Court of Justice of Anambra state, urging the new appointees to assist in speedy dispensation of justice in the state.
Those installed included Hon. Chinyere Ossy-Okoye as the chief registrar, High Court of Justice, Hon. Onyinye Nweke-Uchebo as the deputy chief registrar, Customary Courts, Hon. Vivian Udedike as the deputy chief registrar, Inspectorate Divisions. Others were Hon. Chidube Celestine Mojekwu, deputy chief registrar, High Court and Return of Cases, Hon. Ukamaka Nkechinyere Ufodiama, deputy chief registrar Probate Registry and Hon. Echezona Emmanuel Nwankwo who was sworn in as the deputy chief registrar, Planning, Research and Statistics. Hon. Philip Udeorah remains the deputy chief registrar in-charge of Magistrates, while Hon, Chinelo Peters remains as the deputy chief registrar in-charge of Special Duties.
Performing the swearing-in ceremony, on Monday, at the Chief Judge’s Chambers, Judiciary Headquarters, Awka, Honourable Justice Umeadi urged the new legal officers to exhibit good character, in line with their oaths of office and assist in speedy delivery of justice in the judiciary of Anambra state.
“This is a turning point in the life of the Judiciary of Anambra state. This is a time to consolidate in our gains. Henceforth, the outputs and quarterly returns of Learned Magistrates and Customary courts shall be submitted not later than ten days after the end of every quarter; these will be collated and compiled by Deputy Chief Registrar Inspectorate Division and placed before the Performance Evaluation Committee of the Judicial Service Commission.