The Ogun State Judiciary has Eleven (11) Judicial Divisions namely: Abeokuta, Ijebu – Ode, Sagamu, Ota, Ilaro, Ijebu – Igbo, Ipokia, Ayetoro, Ifo, Abigi and Idi - Oke. There are also Twenty - Three (23) Magisterial Districts, six (6) Small Claims Courts and Forty – Four (44) Customary Courts spread strategically across the State. The Small Claims Courts are located at Abeokuta, Ilaro, Ijebu-Ode, Sagamu, Ifo and Ota respectively.
HON. JUSTICE (DR) M. A. DIPEOLU FICMC, FHNR
CHIEF JUDGE, OGUN STATE
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MISSION & VISION STATEMENT
Mission Statement:Our Mission is to ensure accountability and other improvements in the delivery of justice through the enforcement of rules and standards, and the development of an independent justice system committed to reform, working in conjunction with other justice stakeholders.
Vision Statement:Our Vision is to build, A Judiciary of our dream, a Cathedral of Justice, truly independent, transparent judiciary committed to upholding the rule of law, equity and restoring hope to all manner of men.
Ogun State Judiciary
The Ogun State Judiciary is the third arm of Government; it came into existence at the creation of Ogun State in 1976. It operates through three hierarchies of Courts which are the High Court, Magistrate Court, and Customary Court. These Courts have Rules guiding their operation.
The Courts have been operating within the full complement of their Rules and have contributed immensely to the development of legal jurisprudence in Nigeria and in particular Ogun State. Ogun State Judiciary is presently headed by Hon. Justice M. A. Dipeolu. His Lordship is the professional head and Chief Executive of Ogun State Judiciary with other Twenty-Nine High Court Judges ably manning the High Court Bench.
Ogun State Judiciary has Eleven (11) Judicial Divisions namely: Abeokuta, Ijebu – Ode, Sagamu, Ota, Ilaro, Ijebu – Igbo, Ipokia, Ifo, Ayetoro, Abigi and Idi - Oke. Also, there are Twenty-Three (23) Magisterial Districts and Forty-Four (44) Customary Courts across the State.