Industrial Court Receives Court-room Donation from Ogun State Judiciary

The President of the National Industrial Court, Hon. Justice Benedict Kanyip, PhD, OFR has received a court-room donation from the Ogun State Judiciary and expressed that the ultimate desire of the Court is to have a full fledge division in the State for effective administration of justice, and happy that the Chief Judge of Ogun State has laid the foundation for the starting point.

Justice Kanyip made the above statement at the handing over of the court-room to the Abeokuta Judicial division of the Court by the Chief Judge of the Ogun State, Hon. Justice M. A. Dipeolu within the premises of Ogun State High Court Isabo.

In his remark, the Chief Judge of Ogun State, Justice M. A. Dipeolu stated that the gesture is to help strengthen the administration of labour justice in the State, and to encourage timely dispensation of industrial-related cases.

In his remark, Justice Kanyip tendered appreciation to the Ogun State judiciary for the court-room and promised that the Court-room will be renovated and equipped with necessary tools to ease the administration of justice in order to curb the need for lawyers and litigants from journeying from one state to another in search of justice.

The Industrial Court president stated that one of the judges of the Lagos division will be assigned to oversee the Abeokuta judicial division when it comes to live, and the idea is for the judge to come for a week within a month pending when the court would get a residence for the judge.

Hon. Judges of the Court in attendance were Hon. Justice Maureen Esowe, Hon. Justice Dele Peters and Hon. Justice Sanda Yelwa.

Also in the entourage are Chief Registrar, Mr Olurotimi Daudu Esq., Deputy Chief Registrar, Mr. Odunayo Bamodu, Director of Accounts-Blessed Dogara, ACR- Mrs Murtala AbdRasheed and Assistant Director Admin, Mrs Joy Ojiocha to name a few.