Justice Ayedun Odusola has been sworn in as the acting Chief Judge of Ondo State by the Acting Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.
Aiyedatiwa at the ceremony held on Monday in Akure said the state government would continue to support the judiciary in the administration of fair and equitable justice for all.
Odusola’s inauguration followed the retirement of the immediate past chief judge, Justice Williams Akintoroye, after attaining the age of 65.
While congratulating the acting chief judge, the acting governor said the executive had resolved not to interfere in his duties.
He admonished the acting Chief Judge to work on policies and programmes that would bring quick dispensation of justice and therefore help to decongest the correctional facility.
He further added that the government would continue collaborating with the judiciary for quick dispensation of justice to the people of the sunshine state.
Speaking after the inauguration, Odusola prayed for the cooperation of other arms of government in sailing the ship to the state judiciary.
He pledged to strengthen the steps achieved by his predecessor in the judiciary.
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