Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba State has described Justice Paul Adamu Galumje, a retired Supreme Court Justice as a man of dignity and integrity.
Ishaku who spoke at a gathering of eminent jurists, lawyers and high political office holders in Abuja on Wednesday said Galumje was a rare personality who believes in hard work and who earned his reputation from hard work.
The event which was held at the Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja was a book launch and a birthday celebration in honour of Justice Galumje.
Governor Ishaku who was the chief host at the event said Justice Galumje had played an invaluable role in counselling his administration on critical issues.
“Justice Galumje is great jurist and a pride to Taraba and Nigeria as a whole.”
Also speaking at the event, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State said Galumje was an upright jurist who had given his best to his country.
He said Galumje’s name had never been associated with anything unprofessional all through his career in the temple of justice.
Governor Wike launched the book written by Justice Galumje with ₦50 million while Governor Ishaku launched it with ₦30 million on behalf of the Taraba State government.
General T.Y Danjuma, former Defence minister and an eminent son of Taraba State was the chairman of the occasion but was represented by Professor Jerry Gana, former minister of information.
By Bala Dan Abu
Special Adviser to the Governor
(Media and Publicity).