May 16, 2008, 8:11 AM
The newly-appointed Chief Justice of The Gambia, Emmanuel Fagbenle, Wednesday made a brief tour of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court to check on the work done and the needs of the court.
Master of the High Court Buba Jawo, Judicial Secretary Landing Sanneh and some judicial officials accompanied the new Chief Justice.
Chief Justice Fagbenle was received by the Principal Magistrate of the court, Momodou Jallow, before an extensive tour of the premises was made, from court rooms to the court archives.
During their tour of the building, Chief Justice Fagbenle expressed his gratitude for a job well done, and spoke of playing progressive role in the development of the judicial sector of the country, which is an important part of any nation.
He said he was happy with the handling of the court, adding that there is need for improvement.
He appreciated the improvements made, but would also look into the needs of the court in making sure quality justice is served, as that is also paramount.
Other members of the tour party made similar comments.