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Today 21st September 2016 was a remarkable and unforgettable day for the residents of ÉPÉ in Lagos. This is In Line with the vision of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in taking free legal services to the Grassroots.
As early as 9:30am the OPD birthed in ÉPÉ Town to introduce and enlighten the people about their free Legal services to the indigents of ÉPÉ.
The first point of call was the Ayietoro Market where fliers were distributed and awareness was done for both market sellers and buyers thereafter the campaign train went to Oluwo market to enlighten the market women on some of their services to wit Domestic Violence,Child abuse,Employer/Employee matters,Sexual abuse and legal representation both at the Criminal and National Industrial Courts.The Team stopped briefly to have a brief stint at the Ikorodu Garage in ÉPÉ .
The Climax of the whole event was at the ÉPÉ Local Government where students,iyalojas,babalojas,artisans and local government staff were allready awaiting the arrival of OPD.Also Present were actor and Actresses Yemi Sodimu,Rachel Oniga and Adunni Ade who lent their voice to the campaign at the Local Government.
A drama presentation by Michael Otedola College of Primary Education(MOCOPED) depicted the various services rendered by OPD.
It was an eventful day which the people of ÉPÉ will not forget in a long while,a day which has eralded free and accessible justice to the indigent of ÉPÉ Town.
OPD office is located in the Ligali Ayorinde Combined Magistrate/ High Court Oke Oyinbo.Epe,Toll free line 07080601080