Addressing journalists shortly after inspecting the guard of honour mounted by the police within the state High Court premises in Osogbo, Justice Ojo commended members of the judiciary for their robust services to the society.
She described the duty of men of the bench and the bar as indispensable to the society and promised not to compromise the truth on the dispensation of justice.
The chief judge stressed that total commitment to dispensation of justice would be observed by the judiciary while “all members, including the bench and the bar are working in synergy and harmony to ensure quick and just dispensation of justice.”
The Bishop of the Diocese of Osun Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd. Dr. James Afolabi Popoola, who was represented by Ven. Samuel Sunday Dada, called for independence of the judiciary and full financial autonomy.
He said judiciary should not be treated as mere appendages of the executives and legislatures. Asking the judiciary to resist attempt to compromise them, the Bishop said.