James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu has vowed that no rapists in Ogun State would go unpunished, because the state would do all the pieces attainable to deal ruthlessly with culprits that perpetrate such legal and sinful act.
Justice Dipeolu acknowledged this on the official Commissioning of The Magistrate Court, Ido-Oke, Igbesa Land, Ado-Odo/Ota, Local Government Area of the State.
She stated that the rise in rape instances within the nation has develop into worrisome, which made some teams within the nation calling on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on the rape instances throughout the nation.
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“Raping has become a global phenomenon, the appalling side of rape in our clime has to do with the recklessness of the perpetrators, lacklustre response of justice administrators and absence of institutional supportive system to help the victims”, Justice Dipeolu stated
She stated that newly constructed Magistrate Court within the Area would additionally convey justice nearer to the individuals and to avert jungle justice, noting that the Magistrate Court was constructed within the spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and a means of giving again to the society.
She added that as a result of huge workload of the prevailing Magistrate Courts, generally, there have been incidents of delay within the adjudication of instances, as events needed to wait for a very long time earlier than the conclusion of their instances.
Justice Dipeolu additional stated correct administration of justice couldn’t be achieved with out new courts had been constructed or gotten and new Magistrates had been appointed.
She stated that the State authorities had been in a position to appoint extra Magistrates to assist scale back the workload on the prevailing ones, noting that its on the verge of appointing extra Chief Magistrates as a result of scarcity in that cadre.
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She, subsequently, requested the cooperation of all Stakeholders within the Administration of Justice to make sure correct implementation of the Seven-Point Agenda of its administration, saying that every one palms should placed on deck to maintain the courtroom, particularly the Police who want to present the courtroom an Orderly and a Prosecutor and safety for the Magistrate’s quarters.
Earlier, in his welcome tackle, the Olu of Idi-Oke Kingdom, Igbesa Land, HRM. Oba Muhammed Saheed Ifalohun Odusanya stated the Commissioning of the Magistrate Court couldn’t develop into actuality with out the help of the State Chief Judge and its groups.
Oba Odusanya stated that the event of any nation or state could possibly be achieved via a significant contribution from people and group of people.
“It is our collective responsibility to move this country forward and build it to the world standard through our meaningful contributions, either by individuals or group of individuals and through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)”, Oba Odusanya stated
He then appreciated the State authorities, Judiciary, Ministry of Justice, particular person and collective contribution of the staffs of Judiciary for the help given in the direction of the completion of the courtroom, saying the courtroom was constructed to the traditional normal.