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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Amotekun: ODSG constructs Court rooms for judiciary

By Tola Gbadamosi

Determined to enhance speedy trials of suspected criminals, the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun Corps has constructed two well furnished Court rooms for the State judiciary.

The move would enable the Corps get timely Court orders for positive functions and accelerate the discharge of its duties.

Ondo Commander of the Amotekun Corps, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye made the disclosure, during the commissioning and handing over ceremony of the project in Akure.

Adeleye was quick to heap praises on the State Governor who is also the Commander-in-Chief of Amotekun in the South West, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who ensured that the project becomes a reality and whose support for the Corps has been immeasurable.

“Without him, this can never be possible as the Court rooms would ensure that the public would have more access to justice.

Adeleye appreciated the Ministry of Justice and the leadership of the State House of Assembly for allowing Amotekun law to prosecute” he stated.

Responding, the State Chief Judge, Justice Williams Akintoroye, appreciated the support of the Corps Commander and other indigenes across the state for their contributions towards the development of the judiciary.

While noting that the government alone could not develop every sector, he appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to contribute their quota towards the development of the society.

Present at the occasion were; President of the Ondo State Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Eunice Alade, Justice Olusegun Odusola, Director, NYSC Ondo State Command.

Others are, former Chief Judge of Ondo state Justice Olasehinde Kumuyi,  Justice (Prof.) Alero Akeredolu, Secretary, Judicial Service Commission, Mr Williams Daomi. Chief Registrar, Customary Court of Appeal, Mr Olusesan Olajubu among other dignitaries.

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