CP Odumosu Meets Lagos Chief Judge, Attorney-General Over Smooth Dispensation Of Justice

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos


Efforts of the Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, Hakeem Odumosu at ensuring speedy and effective dispensation of justice has culminated in a visit by the police boss on the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the State, Mr Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN) and the Chief Judge Justice Kazeem Alogba to seek their cooperation.
The move was alsoade in order to strengthen the existing synergy and understanding between the police command and the judiciary.
Odumosu, who visited the law officers on Tuesday separately in their offices, emphasised on the need for the Ministry of Justice and the judiciary to make policies and adopt strategies that will solidify the Criminal Justice System and overhaul the legal framework in the state so as to be in tandem with the present happenings and dimensions of crimes and criminality in the state and Nigeria at large.

According to a release by the police public relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police boss expressed his pleasure with the newly passed Anti Cultism Bill which awaits the consent of Mr Governor and other steps being taken by the Lagos State Government to tackle insecurity and crimes in the state. 
The release reads, “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Tuesday 9th February, 2021 met with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State, Mr Moyo Onigbanjo(SAN) and the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba, in their respective offices at Ikeja, Lagos State. 
The Commissioner of Police made the move in order to strengthen the existing synergy and understanding between the police command and the judiciary with a view to having speedy and effective dispensation of justice in the state. 
The police boss emphasised on the need for the Ministry of Justice and the judiciary to make policies and adopt strategies that will solidify the Criminal Justice System and overhaul the legal framework in the state so as to be in tandem with the present happenings and dimensions of crimes and criminality in the state and Nigeria at large.
CP Hakeem Odumosu expressed his pleasure with the newly passed Anti Cultism Bill which awaits the consent of Mr Governor and other steps being taken by the Lagos State Government to tackle insecurity and crimes in the state. 
The Attorney-General and the Chief Judge of Lagos State appreciated the visit of the Commissioner of Police and his hand of friendship extended to the two vital government entities in Administration of Justice viz-a-viz projecting solid security architecture in the state. They further assured the Commissioner of Police of adequate supports towards fighting crimes and lawlessness in Lagos State.  
It is crystal clear that the meeting of the Commissioner of Police with the two (2) key personalities will definitely improve the Criminal Justice System and the general safety of Lagos State”.

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