The 2023 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State and lawmaker representing Oyo Central senatorial district, Senator Teslim Folarin has charged the new Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Olukayode Ariwoola to remain committed to reforms in the judiciary and uphold the rules of law.
This is contained in a congratulatory statement signed by Senator Teslim Folarin’s media aide, Com. YSO Olaniyi and made available to journalists in Ibadan on Tuesday.
The statement reads: “On behalf of the good people of Oyo Central Senatorial District, I warmly congratulate our illustrious son of the Pacesetter State – Honourable Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his merited elevation as Acting Chief Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Acting CJN Ariwoola’s swearing-in by President Muhammadu Buhari is a call to greater responsibilities in service to our country.
“Judiciary is the most sensitive organ of the government and the last hope of the common man. Therefore, I urge the new Acting CJN to implement all the reforms he intends to bring to bear on the Nigeria judiciary.
“Acting CJN Ariwoola is an incorruptible elder statesman with decades of unblemished judicial career. I have no that that he will keep pace with reforms in the judiciary while upholding the rules of law as Nigeria grapples with the challenges of democratic development.
“I pray to Almighty God to grant him good health and Divine wisdom as he takes charge as Number One man in the judiciary arm of government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Congratulations to all of us in Oyo State and Yorubaland.”