By: Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has pledged his administration’s commitment to assisting the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in facilitating speedy dispensation of industrial related cases and promote industrial harmony in the state.
The governor gave the pledge when he received the President, National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Justice Babatunde Adejumo at Government House, Ilorin.
Governor Ahmed who also expressed determination to partnering with the Judiciary and other federal agencies identified justice as a major ingredient for economic growth and development of the society.
According to the governor, the support for Industrial Court in the state would save lawyers and litigants from travelling to other states to seek redress.
Governor Ahmed promised that his government would not relent in creating conducive environment for the delivery of quality services to the people of the state.
Earlier, the President, National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Justice Babatunde Adejumo had sought support of the state government in establishing a permanent National Industrial Court in Ilorin.
Justice Adejumo assured the governor that once the facility is put in place, the Court would be established in the state to save Lawyers and Litigants from travelling to National Industrial Court in Akure, Ondo or Ibadan in Oyo State to seek redress.