The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has solicited for the support of stakeholders in the justice sector to enable her deliver on the goal of ensuring effective justice system in the state.
Justice Oke made the appeal on Thursday at the unveiling of her commitment statement large banner in Mba Magistrates Court located at Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area.
11 similar commitment statements have so far been unveiled at both the High Court and Magistrates Courts across the state by the chief judge.
Speaking at the unveiling the large banner commitment statement in Mba Magistrates Court, Justice Oke who was represented by Justice Hakeem Oshodi stated that it is very important for various stakeholders to key into the commitment statement as she along cannot deliver on the promises in the statement without their support.
“I hereby call on all relevant stakeholders in the judicial sector to key into this commitment statement in order to achieve its laudable aim for the common good and for posterity of residents of this state,” she said.
According to Justice Oke, the commitment statement emphasizes the hallmarks of accountability, transparency and efficiency needed for effective discharge of duties within the state judiciary.
She stated that the commitment statement should serve as a constant reminder of duties and obligation 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 restated that the Lagos judiciary would continue to be the hope for the common man and prescribe justice without fear or favour to any party.
She assured residents of the state of her zero tolerance for corruption and also promised to improve public access, transparency and accountability to boost confidence of the public in the judiciary during her tenure.