Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, on Monday said his administration has granted autonomy to the legislative and judicial arms of government.
Recall that on separate occasions, workers of the two arms had embarked on industrial actions which paralysed economic activities.
Presenting the signed laws which grant autonomy to the two arms, shortly after the swearing in of five judges, Yahaya revealed that this would further boost the existing relationship between the arms of government.
He said, “Let me use this opportunity to assure the entire members of the judiciary and of course the legislature that we will continue to make available all necessary facilities that will enhance the effective discharge of your responsibilities.
“Our administration is committed to ensuring that we have strong and harmonious relationship between all arms of government. So far, we have provided an enabling environment for both the legislative and Judiciary arms.
“There is no doubt that the relationship will provide a virile and strong democracy as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In this regard, I have signed into law two bills on the autonomy of both the Judiciary and Legislature as a measure towards achieving autonomy, independence of these arms of government.
While assuring the immediate application of the laws, the governor stressed that he would give the laws the much-needed support.
“I will like to assure you that inshallah, we will ensure that the laws come to effect immediately,” Yahaya added.