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Commissioner urges quick dispensation of justice in Ogun



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The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Ogun State, Oluwasina Ogungbade, has said that the present administration had put enough measures in place to strengthen the machinery of justice dispensation, so members of the public and investors can have confidence in the state judicial system.

Ogungbade in a radio programme, “Sunday Morning Live” on OGBC II, FM Radio, in Abeokuta,Ogun State, represented by the Director of Public Prosecutions, (DPP), Ministry of Justice, Bamidele Adebayo, said that it is imperative for the state to make justice dispensation as a priority, saying that people would not lose interest in seeking for justice in the State’s judiciary.

According to the commissioner, “Indeed, we believe that the key to thriving business is the primacy of the rule of law and quick dispensation of justice, so, officers and members in the temple of justice have greater role to play, especially with investors coming into our state.”

The commissioner said that administration of justice is the primary functions of the State, which is generally divided into administration of civil justice and administration of criminal justice, noting that purpose of administration of criminal justice was to punish the wrongdoers.

He noted that justice was mainly for three reasons, justice for the accused/defendant, justice for the Victims/Complainants and justice for the Society, saying once those applied, the people would no longer shun or jettison the idea of pursing their right or seeking for justice.

He said that the State government has done tremendously well in putting every machinery in places, especially in terms of digitalizing the judicial system, upgrading and employment of more judiciary staff for efficient and effective service delivery.

He added that the establishment of Multi-Door Courts, Alternative Dispute Resolution and others made the Ogun State judiciary system best in Nigeria, saying that the government really committed in the quick dispensation of justice.

On ease of doing business, Ogungbade emphasized that state government has strengthened version of law that poised to facilitate prompt actions or resolution of all government transaction with efficiency, especially with small and medium enterprises in the state.

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