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Ondo attorney-general appoints 273 lawyers as aides

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Olukayode Ajulo, attorney-general and commissioner for
justice in Ondo, has appointed 273 lawyers as aides.

 

The senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) made the announcement
in a statement released on Saturday.

 

The commissioner said the aides are honorary and technical
advisers.

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“Upon assuming the position of Honourable Attorney General
of Ondo State, a total of 273 lawyers, comprising both seasoned professionals
and junior colleagues, eagerly presented a multitude of ideas to lend their
support to me in serving the government and people of Ondo State,” the statement
reads.

 

 “I have graciously
appointed all the 273 lawyers, dividing them into two categories: Honorary
Advisers and Technical Advisers to the Honorable Attorney General &
Commissioner of Justice of Ondo State.”

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Ajulo said the terms of engagement for the advisers are
“remarkably innovative”, adding that they will enhance excellence and ethical
legal services to Ondo state.

 

He said the names of the appointees will be revealed soon,
noting that they are lawyers who have “distinguished themselves” in law
practice, government, academia, and social work, among others.

 

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 “They will provide
invaluable guidance to reinforce the vision of the Office of the
Attorney-General of Ondo State to be the best public law office in Nigeria,” Ajulo
said.

 

The state attorney-general listed his eight-point agenda to
include access to justice,  justice
sector reform, uniform law enforcement, law officers welfare, obedience to
court order, adherence to executive order and rule of law, and protection of
women, children and persons with disability.



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