Judiciary

Ogun Inaugurates Family Court Assessors

Ogun State Government has urged the newly inaugurated Seventy Two member family court assessors to carry out their duties with sense of responsibilities based on the confidence reposed on them as their  contributions would help build family values and develop the society.

At the Swearing-in Ceremony in Kobape, Abeokuta, the State Capital, the commissioner for women affairs and social development, Mrs. Funmi Efuwape said the assessors include parents, teachers and community leaders with good character and quality leadership qualities.

Mrs Efuwape added that the assessors would be offering honest and useful advice to presiding magistrates of the family courts for the next two years in the six judicial divisions of the state.

In her address, the Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu charged the assessors to avoid corruption, be discrete in their obligations with utmost regard for the best interest and welfare of children as provided under the state’s child right law.

Modupeola Sobukonla

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