The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu, Thursday demonstrated his commitment to support the State Judiciary in the discharge of their duties with the presentation of 50 KIA vehicles to magistrates of the Lagos State Judiciary.
The Governor, at the presentation, said that his decision to make life moderately comfortable for officials of the State Judiciary was in recognition of the critical roles in the interpretation and application of laws for the maintenance of peaceful co-existence across the State.
The Governor, who was accompanied by his Deputy, some Exco members as well as top government officials to the presentation promised to partner with the State Judiciary to ensure an efficient and effective justice service delivery in the State.
Speaking at the event, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon justice Kazeem Alogba thanked the Governor for making his promise a reality with the first phase of the presentation of 50 vehicles, describing it as a promise kept
He maintained that the vehicles were long overdue to the Magistrates who had waited since 2010 for their official vehicles and had continued to discharged their duties despite the various challenges associated to the delivery of their assignments.
He therefore called on the Governor to assist in granting approval to ensure that the gesture is extended to other serving Magistrates in the State.
Earlier in her welcome remarks, the Chief Registrar, Mrs. Taiwo Olatokun expressed appreciation to the Governor for the kind gesture, pledging that the Magistrates would do their best to ensure unhindered access to free and fair justice delivery for every residents of the State.