Nov 7, 2008, 4:10 AM
The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) office in The Gambia recently donated some IT materials to the judiciary for the benefit of those Magistrates who have undergone basic training on IT.
Delivering his welcoming remarks during the presentation ceremony, Emmanuel Agim, the Chief Justice of The Gambia expressed his appreciation and thanked the UNDP for the gesture, adding that it would help the judiciary in doing their everyday work.
Noting that justice delivery is very essential in any country, he thanked The Gambia government for giving so much support to the judiciary.
The Chief Justice, however, commended one Mama Fatima Singhateh, a High Court judge for facilitating the link between his office and the UNDP Banjul office, which he noted enable them benefit from the UNDP assistance.
Speaking during the handing over ceremony, Basiru Garba Jahumpa, who spoke on behalf of the UNDP resident representative in The Gambia, lauded the link between the UNDP and the judiciary.