By Said Mwishehe, Michuzi TV -Kigoma
PRESIDENT Dr. John Magufuli has officially inaugurated the Kigoma Regional High Court building and that the inauguration of the building will help alleviate the challenge of delaying cases for the people of the Region.
Dr. Magufuli said this today September 19, 2020 during the inauguration of the building which was witnessed by the President of Burundi Evarist Ndayishimiye, where he said before the inauguration of the building the people of Kigoma were following the service of the High Court in Tabora region, thus depriving even their rights delayed release.
However, he said the inauguration of the tribunal was part of a strategy to build courts, other in various parts of the country, with the aim of moving judicial services closer to the people. up to 50 judges, 938 judges.
At the same time, President Magufuli has called on the Court to ensure that they maintain the infrastructure of the modern building and that the court be used to administer justice instead of perverting justice due to corruption. “The infrastructure used to strengthen justice will not be appropriate if people are deprived of their rights because The people of Kigoma should use the Court to seek their rights. ”
For his part, the President of Burundi Evarist Ndayishimiye has said he has agreed to open the building as it is a great honor for him.
Earlier, the Chief Justice of Tanzania Professor Hamis Jumaa said that the completion of the Court would facilitate access to judicial services for the people of Kigoma Region where they were previously pursuing the service in Tabora Region.
He said the inauguration of the court coincided with the construction of the Musoma Regional High Court building which was also completed and inaugurated.
“This building carries three key elements, where we came from, where we are and where we are going in the journey of service delivery in the country and especially Kigoma as it was not an easy task and even the history of the Court matters well,” he said.
However he said the building would also be used for the Court of Appeal and that they would one day wish the whole country to have such buildings for the remaining regions.
However, he said the efforts of the Fifth Phase Government in improving the road, rail, air, electricity and other sectors have been a catalyst for justice in a timely manner.
The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. John Pombe Magufuli with his guest the President of Burundi His Excellency Evariste Ndayishimiye inaugurating the Kigoma Regional High Court building today on 19 September 2020. PHOTO BY IKULU