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Edo Govt hands over newly built magistrate court to judiciary

24 Jun 2022

The Edo State Government has handed over a newly completed and furnished ultra-modern twin magistrate court complex in Urhonigbe town, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State to the judiciary.

Handing over the completed magistrate court, Governor Godwin Obaseki, represented by Chairman of Edo State Oil and Gas Development Commission (EDSOGPADEC), Pastor Kennedy Osifo, said the new magistrate court, which was in line with the Making Edo Great Again (MEGA) Agenda of the current administration.

He said the project would enhance the quick dispensation of justice to the people of the locality, stressing that “the structure further reaffirms the governor’s electoral campaign promises towards restructuring the judiciary for effective and efficient service delivery.”

Obaseki urged the state judiciary to use the facilities judiciously to bring the desired benefits to the state.

The ultra-modern twin magistrate court complex consists of two chambers for magistrates, who shall seat simultaneously to hear cases.

Receiving the completed ultra-modern magistrate court, the Chief Judge, Justice Joe Acha, thanked the governor for building such an edifice for the judiciary and commended the EDSOGPADEC board for making use of available resources to execute viable projects to complement the efforts of Governor Obaseki in the state to make life more meaningful to the people.

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