Lagos State Chief Judge, Hon. Chief Justice Opeyemi Oke, has called on officials of the state judiciary to key into her Commitment Statement for the State Judiciary, saying that it was expedient for law officers to be guided by the Statement in order to further assure Lagosians of the determination of the judiciary to fair justice administration.
The Chief Judge of Lagos State made the call recently while unveiling her Commitment Statement at both Ikeja and Igbosere premises of the judiciary.
She said that the Statement emphasizes the hallmarks of accountability, transparency and efficiency needed for effective discharge of duties within the state judiciary.
“As the 6th female and the 16th Chief Judge of Lagos State, I made a commitment statement at the inception of my tenure and at the swearing in ceremony to ensure a new dawn in the judiciary and to redeem the battered image of the judiciary by ensuring that every member of staff key into my mission and vision statement in order to improve on the service delivery “.
Justice Oke said that her intention is to use the Commitment Statement as a constant reminder of the duties and obligations that must be professionally delivered to members of the public and to also show her determination to bring a new dawn to the state judicial system.
The Chief Judge also added that the Commitment Statement will be erected in all court premises and chambers within the Lagos state judiciary as well as the five divisional offices of the Nigerian Bar Association.
She thanked all staff of the judiciary as well as the judges for their support and urged them to key into the Commitment, Vision and Mission statement of the office for better improved service delivery.
Responding, the various chairmen of NBA branches, Badagry, Ikorodu and Ikeja respectively thanked the chief judge for the innovation and pledged their loyalty to ensure the attainment of expected results in her dispensation.