Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has congratulated the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, in the state, Uche Ihediwa Esq on his latest successful elevation to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) by the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee.
Governor Ikpeazu, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka said the development was a confirmation that the learned Attorney General has committed himself to the development of the law, especially in the area of public interest law.
“As Chief Law Officer of the State, Ikpeazu notes,” I have relied strongly on his expert legal advice in the governance of the State.
“I am also aware of the far reaching reforms he has introduced in the State Ministry of Justice and our justice delivery system, and it is indeed heart warming that the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has, by the elevation, affirmed all of these.
“I am proud to observe that the hardwork Ihediwa has put into his work with my administration has been recognized at the highest level in Nigeria”.
The Governor charged the Attorney General to see this elevation as a call to work even harder in ensuring that the common man continues to enjoy the protection of the law by ensuring that the State Ministry of Justice, under his watch, continues to respond positively to ever changing dynamics of law and justice delivery.
Governor Ikpeazu, on behalf of the Government and People of Abia State, wished the new Senior Advocate of Nigeria, more successes in his service to the people of Abia State and in his career.