September 23, 2020
Judiciary

Ogun Judiciary Unveils New Customary Court Rules

Ogun State judiciary has unveiled new customary court rules to ensure speedy dispensation of justice in the state.

The customary court of appeal rules 2020 was unveiled at the Ogun State High Court Conference hall, Isabo in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Speaking at the ceremony, the State Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu congratulated the President and other members of the court for the landmark achievement.

The Chief Judge who was represented by Justice Akinyemi also assured the court of continued support in the administration of justice.

She stressed that the state is looking forward to a greater heights for the court in the state.

Justice Akinyemi who was also the guest speaker at the ceremony, noted that the court of appeal rules was a landmark achievement not only for the judiciary but the entire people of Ogun state.

He lauded the achievements of the court, adding that the court has been quite visible within the short period of existence.

Justice Akinyemi said the court of appeal rules are made solely to ensure speedy and efficient dispensation of justice.

The President of the customary court of appeal, Mrs. Mobolaji Ojo disclosed that despite the COVID-19 pandemic the court has delivered twenty one contested judgments and rulings within the first six month of its existence.

Mrs. Ojo said that the customary court of appeal rules was a product of insightful and intense brainstorming sessions by learned members of the bar.

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