Ogun Judges To Get 100% Increase In Allowances, As Abiodun Swears-In Five New Judges - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Ogun Judges To Get 100% Increase In Allowances, As Abiodun Swears-In Five New Judges

Judges in the Ogun State Jurdiciary are to get 100 percent increase in rental allowances of their basic salary, following the State Government's approval for the increase ,just as the 
State Executive Council await 
another memo to provide for extra allowances for all judges to enhance their performances  

Governor Dapo Abiodun revealed this  in Abeokuta during Inauguration of two Judges into the State High Court and three into the State Customary Court of Appeal.

The five judges  include Justices Adewole Adeyemi and Safrat Bello for the State High Court and Justices Philip Akinsinde, Olukemi Osisanya and Idowu Odugbesan, for the State Customary Court of Appeal.

"We will continue to appreciate the enormous work of our Judges. We don't want them to compromise, that is why we will always look after their welfare. The Judiciary is the last bastion of hope of the common man, it is the balancing between the Legislature and the Executive. Judges are also the pivotal wheels which the civilised societies stand", the governor stated .

The State according to him, is blessed with men and women of exceptional qualities whose contribution to the socio-economic development of the State and nation is not in doubt

Abiodun added  that the appointment of the five new judges was a unique milestone in the history of the State, as it was done to preserve the existing legacies left behind by the State's founding fathers.

 The Governor noted that the hallmark of any administration is the availability of men and women of high quality, expressing hope that the culture and tradition of integrity, honesty and hard work would be enhanced with the appointment of the Judges.

 Abiodun assured that his administration would continue to implement policies and program that would reposition the judiciary for optimal performance, calling for mutual respect among the three arms of government.

He appealed to the people who are yet to be vaccinated to do so, while those who had received the two jabs should get the booster dose, as Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate.

 Responding on behalf of other Judges, Justice Adewole Adeyemi appreciated the Governor for finding them worthy of the position, saying they would ensure the State Judiciary remains the best in the country.

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