Governor Seyi Makinde today said the swearing-in of Yerima typified his keenness on adherence to due process, with the event only held after Yerima had been confirmed by the State House of Assembly.
The Oyo governor said Yerima was fitting to be Chief Judge having grown through the ranks, thereby possessing the requisite experience and has shown leadership and a strong conviction to do what is right.
The governor assured of financial support for the state judiciary, within available resources, while expressing delight at the intention of the new Chief Judge to have a conducive court environment spread across the state.
In her brief remarks at the event, the new Oyo Chief Judge expressed her appreciation to the governor for the trust and faith reposed in her.
Yerima disclosed that the state’s courts were currently undergoing some major infrastructural development while appealing for more support to expedite the completion of the projects.
She also revealed that the state High court in Ogbomosho will be completed and ready for commissioning before May 29.
Furthermore, she noted that the judiciary had enjoyed maximum cooperation and support under the Makinde administration.