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Despite call to cut cost of governance, Ondo attorney-general appoints 273 aides

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

This was contained in a statement by the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on Saturday. He said the aides are honorary and technical advisers.

“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 the State,” the statement reads.

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“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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