Lagos and Ekiti State Governments have expressed readiness to partner in the exchange of ideas on law reforms and other areas of public jurisprudence.
The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem disclosed the deal when he received a delegation on a working visit from the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice to the Ministry at Alausa, Ikeja.
According to a release on the Lagos state website, Kazeem, represented by the State’s Solicitor-General/Permanent Secretary, Funlola Odunlami said the state government was always ready and willing to partner others to help improve the judicial system in the country.
The delegation from Ekiti State led by the State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, said the purpose of the visit was to tap from the experience of Lagos State Ministry of Justice in the area of Domestic Violence, Prosecution methods and other judicial matters.
He explained that the contingent was sent by the State Government to understudy the Lagos State’s litigation processes, its advisory services and other areas that can advance Ekiti State’s judicial system.
Fapohunda expressed satisfaction with the already existing developmental relationship and cooperation between the two States, saying that the visit will serve as an eye-opener to Ekiti in its dispensation of justice to the citizens of the State.