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.