Edo State Chief Judge Hon Justice Esohe lkponmwen has called on all judicial officers tasked with justice delivery to ensure that justice is indeed delivered speedily without fear or favour.
The Chief Judge who was speaking during the commissioning of a newly constructed Magistrate Court at Oredo Local Government Council, also said justice would make the citizens trust and obey the law.
Hon Justice lkponmwen while commending the chairman of the council for his patriotism and responsibility by his quick execution of the State Governor’s orders for Grass root Courts in every Local Government area to aid quick dispensation of justice, she however cautioned that the Magistrate court must not become a tool for the perpetration of injustice and oppression.
In his address, the Executive Chairman Oredo Loca l Government Council Hon. Jenkins Osunde expressed his convictions on the improvement of the Council’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as well as the Councils ability to prosecute defaulters in the newly commissioned Magistrate Court.
Hon Osunde further intimated that the grass root government shall do everything possible to promote government policies aimed at establishing financial harmony between the state and local government. He however, solicited the support of the judiciary for the execution of the policies.
Nwine, Nekpen Maureen
Edo State Judicary
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