The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Muktar Abimbola has expressed satisfaction over the transformation of all dilapidated court buildings into modern structures, even as he promised that the state judiciary will soon have a family court.
He said the family court will commence operation under the 2016 Child Right Act of Oyo State.
Abimbola said as part of efforts to reform the judiciary in the state, people who commit lesser offences will not spend more than three years in prison but will engage in community services.
He further disclosed that the state judiciary will soon establish Customary Court of Appeal and a Customary Court System that will accommodate Islamic Law.
He gave kudos to the Governor Abiola Ajimobi for his financial support to the state judiciary saying that has provided an enabling environment for it to function effectively.
He disclosed further that the state judiciary has set up an implementation committee to facilitate the appointment of two judges that will take appeal from the customary court.
Justice Abimbola vowed that all bad eggs in the state judiciary will be flushed out.