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Gov Diri swears in wife, three others as Bayelsa High Court judges


Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri, has sworn in his second wife Patience Ama Zuofa Diri as a High Court Judge in the State.

Mrs. Diri was among four High Court Judges sworn in by Governor Diri in Yenagoa on Thursday.

Others are Lockie James Benimo, Simon Warikiyei Amaduobogha and Christine Irigha Kombo-Enegesi.


Speaking at the swearing in ceremony, Governor Diri charged the new High Court Judges to be above board in the discharge of their duties.

“I once again congratulate the newly sworn in judges on your appointment. Indeed, as you assume your respective high and exalted offices as judges of the High Court, I urge you to serve the people of Bayelsa with an unfailing commitment.

“Let your actions and decisions be steered solely on unprejudiced and faithful application of the constitution and our written laws, our ethics and values as a people and the superseding interest of justice,” Governor Diri said.

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The ceremony was witnessed by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Kate Abiri.

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