By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Monday, tasked the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola to restore the glory of the Apex Court and the judiciary.
Governor Makinde gave the task in his congratulatory message to Justice Ariwoola said his elevation as the Acting CJN and swearing-in as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari was a deserving development and reward for diligence, patriotism and service to the nation.
The governor in the statement
by his Special Assistant (Print Media) Moses Alao noted, ” this elevation comes as a deserving development, a well-deserved promotion that comes after decades of hard work, diligence, patriotism and forthrightness in the judiciary”.
“I congratulate a noble son of Oyo State, His Lordship, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, on his elevation and swearing-in as Chief Justice of Nigeria, in acting capacity.This elevation comes as a deserving development, a well-deserved promotion that comes after decades of hard work, diligence, patriotism and forthrightness in the judiciary”, he said
Engineer Makinde added, “I have no doubt that the new Acting CJN will turn around the fortunes of the judiciary and the apex court for good by bringing his wealth of experience to bear in restoring the glory of the judiciary”.
“On behalf of the good people and government of Oyo State, I celebrate Justice Ariwoola and pray to God to grant him the needed enablement to succeed in the new office.”