Lagos gets new Chief Judge


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he is committed to sustaining the reform in the judicial sector.

Sanwo-Olu made the assertion at the swearing-in of Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of the state.

“We will partner with you and the Federal Government in finding a lasting solution to prison congestion.

“We will ensure we support you in achieving the reform, Sanwo-Olu said.

The governor also expressed his confidence in the new Chief Judge’s ability to steer the ship of the judiciary in the state.

He thanked the immediate past Chief Judge, Justice Opeyemi Oke, for her meritorious service.

Alogba, in a vote of thanks, said that judiciary under his watch would ensure speedy and effective dispensation of justice.

He promised that the judiciary would work closely with the state government in enforcing traffic and environmental laws by punishing offenders.

“I am not oblivious of the responsibility expected from me; I promise to make use of the office for the good of the common man and the state.

“We will do all within our powers to support the government in enforcing traffic and environmental laws.

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