By Onoriode Etatsemi

Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Isaiah Bozimo has described members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as key stakeholders in the realisation of the State Government’s quest for effective justice delivery.

Mr. Bozimo stated this in his office in Asaba when the Asaba Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) paid him a courtesy call.

Left to Right is the Chair man of the Nigerian Bar Association, Asaba Branch Mr Precious Nwadimuya presenting gift items to the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Delta State, Isaiah Bozimo Esq on behalf of other members of the body during a courtesy call.

He thanked the association for acknowledging his achievements in the Ministry, adding that the Ministry of Justice under his watch had been taking the capacity development of the legal and non legal officers seriously.

Mr. Bozimo , who said that he had been having interactions with the lawyers in the Ministry, stated that there was need for the Ministry to look for other areas to expand in building their capacity.

While saying that the Ministry would support the activities of the association, Mr. Bozimo advised members of the association to always develop their practice.

Earlier, the Chairman of NBA, Asaba branch, Mr. Previous Nwadimuya informed the Commissioner that they were in his office to introduce the new executive members of the association and to present a token of their appreciation to him as part of the new year celebration.

Mr. Nwadimuya , stated that it was the tradition of the association to always introduce the EXCO to the Commissioner adding that the election that produced them to be in charge of the leadership of the association was conducted smoothly.

He said that they had hit the ground running with several plans and programmes , revealing that some of their activities would be to collaborate with the Ministry of Justice in order to ensure the success of their tenure.

He said that the Attorney-General had performed creditably especially in the area of capacity building of staff, adding that the Attorney-General would be the first to host the association this year to be followed by Senior Advocates.

In his remarks, the Vice Chairman of the association, Mr. Thomas Anigara said that the Attorney-General had procured a staff bus for the Ministry, increased the outfit allowance of legal officers in Ministry of Justice.

Mr. Anigara , who also stated that the Commissioner had facilitated car loan for 20 persons in the Ministry of Justice, added that almost 31 years of his service, the Commissioner had done what others could not do.