The chief judge of Lagos, Opeyemi Oke has sworn-in New Customary Presidents And Magistrates, three and fifty respectively and members of customary courts as part of efforts to improve Justice adminstration in the state.
The newly appointed magistrates emerged after thorough screening by the Lagos state Judicial service commission. They are Ogunjobi Abosede, Tanimola Ajose and Oluwatosin Akingbesote. The chief judge of Lagos state said their appointment is necessitated by the need to ensure that justice delivery in the state improves.
Also at the event, new presidents and members of customary courts were sworn-in. It will be recalled that the customary court law was amended earlier in the year. The amendment allows law graduates as judges of customary courts and gives the court criminal jurisdiction.
With the wealth of experience they have, it is hoped that justice administration at the grassroots and magistrate levels respectively in the state will be further enriched. New Customary Presidents And Magistrates