By Musa Sunusi Ahmad
Two personnel of the Nasarawa State Ministry of Justice, who retired from service have been honoured for contributing to the growth and progress of the Ministry.
The two personnel are Ishaku Usman, the former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, who got elevated as a Judge of the State High Court and Mamaki Joseph Agum, the former Director Public Prosecution (DPP).
The dou who were honoured in an elaborated send-forth party at the premises of the Ministry in Lafia, brought together Senior jurists, some members of the bench, private legal practitioners and other supporting staff of the Ministry.
Also, family members and friends of the celebrants were in attendance.
The assemblage of the legal luminary at the ceremony was an opportunity for a sort reunion with former public Office holders and retired personnel of the Ministry, who shared experiences amidst merriment.
During the occasion, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Assoc. Prof. Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana announced the donation of a Peugeot 406 car to Mr Mamaki Agum, the retired DPP.
He said the car was donated to Mr. Agum because of his dedication and commitment to duty while in serving.
The Attorney-General said, the send-off organised in honour of the retiree and other staff who was elevated to the position of a High Court Judge, as an appreciation to the services they rendered to the state government.
He described the retired director as an embodiment of knowledge of legal practice and processes that the government would still tapped.
The commissioner promised to engage the retired director in any ad hoc responsibility that may be required from time to time so that his wealth of experience and knowledge would benefit members of the public and the government.
The commissioner described the elevated PS as highly knowledgeable, accountable, dedicated and humble.
He advised the High Court Judge not to be bias and sentimental in his judgments.
The commissioner therefore promised to continue to reward staff who put in their best in the defense of the state which is work the ministry do daily.
Responding on behalf of the celebrants, Justice Usman said they were humbled by the kind words and commendations on them by various speakers.
He therefore promised to continue to perform his responsibility as a judge with the fair of God and to the best of his ability in line with the law.