Fapohunda Solicits Bench, Bar's Support



By
Gani Salau

 Attorney General and commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State, Mr Olawale Fapounda has solicited the cooperation of both the Bar and the Bench at the high court complex in order to move the ministry forward.

   Fapounda beckoned on the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi when he was the Attorney General with a lot of positive activities, promised to move the judicial sector forward.

He however promised to reexermine the judicial sector so as to enable practical interventions that would meet international standard.

    He promised to get a new office complex for the ministry of justice for efficiency. On the part of the staff, he assured them of adequate and constant training in an established ministry of justice academy for optimum development.
 
 He further assured that the era whereby, the state counsel used their money to transport accused to the court was gone. He emphatically reiterated to facilitate the financial autonomy to the judiciary.

 He thereby assured the magistrates of support so that they could remain relevant in the course of discharging their duties. He extended the hands of fellowship to the Bar in order to have their input in the proposed law reforms for the smooth implementation of justice which he believed would among other things results to zero tolerance violence against women in the state.

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