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Abiodun Presents 13 SUVs To Judiciary In Ogun


August 02, (THEWILL) – Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has presented 13 Sport Utility Vehicles to the justice sector, in order to enhance the welfare of judges and smooth running of the state judiciary.

Abiodun, while presenting the vehicles to the Chief Judge, Mosunmola Dipeolu, on Monday, at his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, noted that it was in fulfillment of the promise of his administration to always support the judiciary.

He added that the delay in presenting the vehicles was not deliberate, saying that his government in time past had supported the ease of dispensation of justice in the state, as well as increased the quarterly allowance of judges in the state.

The governor divulged that he embarked on the construction of a housing scheme for judges in the state, stressing that it was part of his administration’s plan to ensure that judges do not only have entitlement to rent in their life time, but also enjoy such privileges even after retirement.

He recalled that his administration was able to introduce the E-Registry, virtual sitting, which was introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that a collaboration with lawyers in the private sector which allowed them to offer free representation to those that couldn’t afford lawyers was also established.

In her response, Chief Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, who acknowledged the governor for his support to the judicial arm of government, assured that the state judiciary will continue to perform their duties and also support the state government.