The Ondo State House of Assembly has reiterated its commitment to implementing financial autonomy for the legislative and judicial arms of government.
This was stated during a courtesy visit by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olusegun Odusola, accompanied by his team, to the hallowed Chamber in Akure.
The Speaker Olamide Oladiji warmly welcomed the Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, and other Judges on behalf of the other Lawmakers. He expressed appreciation for their visit and assured them that both arms of government would continue to work in synergy to achieve their set goals.
The Deputy Speaker Abayomi Akinruntan also extended gratitude to the Chief Judge and his team for their cordial relationship with the House. He believed that the visit would further strengthen the relationship between the legislative and judicial arms of the State.
The Majority Leader, Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, emphasized that the House would readily adopt new methods that add value to the system. He believed that the success of the three arms of government would significantly benefit the people of Ondo State.
Stephen Abitogun, Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, stressed the importance of justice for the development of the State. He assured that the House would collaborate closely with the judiciary to enhance the overall system.
During his address to the leadership of the House, Chief Judge Justice Olusegun Odusola congratulated the Speaker, other Principal officers, and Members on their inauguration. He acknowledged the separation of powers of the various arms of government and highlighted that the collaboration and cooperation between the legislative and judicial arms would greatly facilitate the full implementation of financial autonomy and other crucial objectives.