MAG CT 6 ISABO – BEFORE HIS WORSHIP: A. MORAKINYO ABIMBOLA (MRS.) MAGISTRATE IFebruary 2, 2024
COMMISSIONING OF MAGISTRATE COURT, IJOKO; A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT- OGUN CHIEF JUDGEFebruary 2, 2024
To further deepen the existing relationship with Ogun State Judiciary, the newly deployed Controller of Prison, Ogun State Command, Mr. Adepoju Saliu Ayodeji has visited the Ogun State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu noting that the courtesy call becomes necessary to hasten quick decongestion of the Correctional formations in the State.
Mr. Adepoju who paid a courtesy call on the State Chief Judge in her office at Ogun State Judiciary Complex stated that decongestion of Correctional formations in the State is needed to ease the congestion in the Correctional Centres.
The Controller noted that the facilities in State is not enough to accommodate the inmates which according to him, is one of the challenges facing the Service.
Responding, the Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu who appreciated the new Controller of Correctional Services noted that Jail delivery alone is not enough to decongest correctional formations stating that there is dire need to expand Correctional Centres in terms of structural facilities across the nation due to the high increase of inmates in the formations.
His Lordship however reiterated her desire towards quick and regular decongestion of Correctional formations as enshrined in His Lordship’s Seven Point Repositioning Agenda.
According to |His Lordship, non-production of inmates in the Court has been the major challenges facing the Court. She thereby urged officers in the formations to work towards curtaining the alarming crime been perpetrated by the inmates while in custody.