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I’ll Leave A Legacy In Oyo State Judiciary – Says Gov Makinde



As Oyo Govt. Mark ‘Justice Day’

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde says the present  administration in the State will leave behind a legacy where  the Judiciary system will be less intimidating to  the common man

Governor Seyi Makinde stated this at the maiden edition of Justice Day celebration organised by the State Ministry of Justice

He noted that with the establishment of the Alternative Dispute Resolution center in the Justice ministry cases in courts will be drastically reduce adding that  his administration has reformed the State Judiciary through the signing into law of the  financial autonomy bill last year.

Governor Seyi Makinde  however promised to look into complaints of late  salary payment to  Judiciary staff which he attributed to delay  experienced in receiving federal allocation

Highlighting his administration’s achievements, he said that an additional #N4billion was included in budgetary allocation to the judicial arm to ensure good working environment through renovation of the State High Court complex.

He had earlier described the event as significant saying that the theme of the occasion tagged ” Justice for all, all for Justice”  highlights the concept of Justice and bringing it closer to the people. 

In his address of welcome Commissioner for Justice Prof Oyelowo Oyewo  who stated that  his Ministry’s performance have improved greatly with the support given by  Governor Seyi Makinde said the mantra “Justice for all, all for Justice” is to serve the state better.

The event also featured the unveiling of portrait of the  Attorneys General of Oyo State pantheon, presentation of law officers Alternative Dress Code, summary performance and impact of Oyo State Ministry of Justice under the Governor Seyi Makinde- led  administration and the public presentation of Pacesetter Law Journal.