Don’t use public office for revenge, Kwara Attorney General cautions politicians


Kwara Condition Attorney Typical and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Salman Jawondo has encouraged men and women appointed to community business office not to use these types of business office to seek out for revenge of misdemeanour committed from them when they have not been in governing administration.

Jawondo gave the assistance even though speaking in Ilorin at a guide start ‘The Sacked Magistrate’ created by Chief Lamidi Tolani, Ojeun Ogun Fodian of Offa and a former Commissioner of Finance in Kwara Point out whose daughter, Ms Zainab Tolani was sacked from the condition Judiciary following 47 days of appointment as a Justice of the peace grade 2.

The Legal professional General who was a counsel in the circumstance which lasted for 14 many years (2005-2019) from the condition High Courtroom to the Supreme Court docket claimed that the situation was a travail of Justice by the electricity that be in the point out adding that “those who held Political power then misused it by sacking Zainab from the state Judiciary with out committing any offence that was regarded to regulation.

He claimed, “The termination of appointment of Ms Zainab Tolani as a Magistrate grade 2 in the point out Judiciary is a misuse of energy and miscarriage of justice as contained in the judgments of the Court of Attractiveness and upheld by the Supreme Court docket which is the maximum court in Nigeria in its judgment sent on February, 1,2019.

“People holding community place of work should really be neutral and objective though holding the office environment for the reason that posterity will decide them soon after leaving the office environment.”

Jawondo ongoing, “One has to be watchful in daily life, don’t use Community Office to revenge or victimize the men and women when you are appointed to keep that office for the reason that your getting there is temporary.”

The writer of the book, Chief Lamidi Tolani in his speech claimed that he wrote the e-book to expose the injustice which his daughter, Zainab was subjected to with her termination of appointment as a Magistrate quality 2 by the Kwara state Judicial Company Commission as a outcome of an allegation published towards her by a faceless author which was not investigated by the authority but was afterwards cleared by the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Courtroom in their respective judgment.

Tolani said that his daughter was alleged to have been married by the petitioner which was not said in the kind she stuffed right before getting an appointment with the Kwara Point out Judicial Company Fee on December 24, 2004, adding that Judicial Assistance Commission did not look into the real truth about the subject right before terminating her appointment on February 11, 2005.

He mentioned that the case went by way of trial for 14 decades (2005-2019) from the state Significant Court to the Courtroom of Attractiveness and eventually the Supreme Courtroom which shipped it Judgment on February 1, 2019, adding that “Litigation is tortuous and cumbersome in this clime, hence the simply call for Judicial reform.

“The Supreme Court’s judgment is that the allegation that Zainab was married was not proved and that in regulation and in prevalent perception, what is alleged with out proof can be denied with no proof and that the Judicial Company Commission’s choice is perverse.”

He praised his daughter for combating doggedly for 14 several years and at the conclude turned victorious including, “the Sacked Magistrate fought her lead to to a pleased ending, cleared her name of wrongdoing and restored the dignity of her job to protected her foreseeable future and justice.

“Today Justice smiled on Zainab and her doggedness and integrity has compensated off. This is the main lesson from her travails, no matter how extended it usually takes fact, honesty and integrity will prevail.”

Tolani also praised Salman Jawondo, counsel to his daughter in the circumstance whom he claimed did the scenario with no charging a kobo as authorized costs incorporating, “the Counsel to the sacked Magistrate, Salman Jawondo came at a time when all hope has been dropped in acquiring a excellent representation in the situation.”

The reviewer of the e-book, Mr Joseph Bamigboye, SAN stated that the reserve was meant to emphasize the unjust travails of an illegally sacked Magistrate but advisable it to all members of the General public incorporating, “It is a ebook that must be a companion for all workforce, Labour leaders, Human Legal rights Activist and the General public at big.”

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