State Executive Council of Ekiti on Wednesday approved a Memorandum on Specific Interventions and Activities for Transforming the Administration of Justice System and State Legal Affairs as presented by Honourable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda.
This meeting of the State Executive Council was the second Meeting held under the Chairmanship of the Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
Key activities in this memorandum include the reopening of the Sex Offenders Register, the Establishment of a Ministry of Justice Academy, the Publication of the Laws of Ekiti State and the inauguration of the Ekiti State Administration of Justice Council.
The council also approved the enactment of two bills which are Ekiti State Property Protection (Anti Land Grabbing) Bill, 2018 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Bill.
The Ekiti State Property Protection (Anti Land Grabbing) Bill, 2018, is a Bill to prohibit forceful entry, illegal occupation of landed property, volent and fraudulent conduct in relation to landed properties in Ekiti State.
while the second approved bill, The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Bill is to mainstream sustainable development goals across the workings of government and to raise awareness of sustainable development goals and practices across Ekiti State.
Speaking with journalists after the Meeting the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode noted that the purpose of these Bills and interventions is to strengthen good governance and enhance rapid socio-economic development in Ekiti State.