Sanwo-Olu Appoints New Members Of Judicial Service Commission, Lagos Judiciary swears in new magistrates

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From second-left: Permanent Secretary Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Mr Seyi Whenu, the All Progressives Congress Southwest Women Leader, Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson, , Lagos State Attorney General & Commissioner for Justicei, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, (SAN), Chief Judge of Lagos, Honourable Justice Kazeem O. Alogba, HRM Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi and wife in group photograph with new Magistrates shortly after their swearing-in ceremony.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of new Members of the Lagos State Judicial Service Commission.

In a statement, the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, explained that Mr. Governor’s approval of the new appointments, which is in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution, was consequent upon the expiration of the tenure of the former members.

Mr. Governor, through the Head of Service, thanked the outgoing members for their selfless service to Lagos State.

The statement noted that the new Commission members were appointed based on their qualification and depth of experience.

Constitutionally, the State Chief Judge serves as Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission.

The new members are:

  1. Honourable Justice Kazeem O. Alogba
  2. Mr. Moyosore Jubril Onigbanjo SAN
  3. Mr. Supo Ati-John
  4. Mrs. Bamidele Akinyemi
  5. Mr. Seinde Kareem

In a related development, the Lagos Judiciary has sworn in 17 new magistrates on Wednesday.

From Second right; Lagos State Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), Chief Mrs. Kemi Nelson, Barr Abolanle Adeola and other new Magistrates shortly after they were sworn in on Wednesday
New Lagos Magistrates taking the oat of office
3rd Left is Prince Biodun Adeola, father to one of the new Magistrate, Barrister Abolanle Adeola with family members and the APC Southwest Women Leader, Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson and other well wishers shortly after the swearing in ceremony of the new Lagos Magistrate on Wednesday

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