ONDO ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF THE CJ Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed Justice Williams Akintoroye as the substantive
ONDO ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF THE CJ
Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed Justice Williams Akintoroye as the substantive Chief judge of the State.
The confirmation came after unanimous decision of the lawmakers at a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Bamidele Oleyelogun
Earlier while presenting the recommendations of the selection committee , the Deputy Speaker , Rt Hon Samuel Aderoboye noted that Akintoroye who was the Acting Chief judge, was found eligible and suitable for the office upon his screening .
The Majority Leader of the House, Hon Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi who commended the committee for a job well done, moved the motion for the confirmation of the appointment of Akintoroye which was seconded by a lawmaker representing Akure South State constituency 1, Hon Toluwani Borokini .
The Lawmaker who is from his constituency,Ondo West 1,Tomide Akinribido while speaking glowingly about him, described the new CJ who is the former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association as an upright Judge and prominent religious leader.
He affirmed that,he has served the state and Nigeria in various capacity, hence competent for the position.
Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun urged the Chief Judge to use his wealth of experience to further reposition the state judiciary for optimum performance.
Oleyelogun while congratulating him, enjoined Akintoroye to use his position to establish a robust relationship between the arms of government in the state.
The New Chief Judge, Justice Williams Akintoroye who thanked Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the State House of Assembly for counting him worthy to serve the people, pledged to work with the other arms of government towards ensuring speedy dispensation of justice .