News Express banner Camano banner
Rule of Law core to Edo’s growth strategy: Obaseki

By News Express on 03/08/2017

Views: 794


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration’s growth strategy designed to deliver institutional reform and economic revolution, rests squarely on the Rule of Law.

Obaseki stated this when he received the executive members of the National Industrial Court led by the President, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, who paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday.

The governor told his guests that it was impossible to have real democracy or industrial/economic growth without the Rule of Law and hinted that apart from working to becoming an economic hub of the nation, his administration was committed to becoming a judicial hub also.

“As part of our strategy to make this state a judicial hub, it is in our interest to have the full complement of the judiciary structure in Edo State,” Obaseki said. He explained that to attract investment and investors into the state, there must be peace and harmony.

“The Rule of Law is core to our strategy. We want to be a major economy in the country and we must do all within our power to attract investments and investors to the state, grow the economy and make it a major hub. We must make the state attractive both in financial and social terms, ensure the court system works and give a general sense that things work and are orderly in the state,” he said.

Earlier, the President of the court, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, said the struggle to establish an industrial court in the state was nine years old and commended the Godwin Obaseki-led administration for seeing the wisdom in establishing the court in the state.

Adejumo said the court was in 28 states of the country and was ready to partner with the state and requested for a building that will house the court in the state.

“As soon as the state government gives us a building for the court and residence, we will hit the ground running to make our presence felt in the state,” he said.

“Our aim is to ensure harmonious industrial relations between the government and the employees. If the work place is not peaceful, the governor will not be able to perform. What determines the success of a state is the harmonious and peaceful industrial relations with the employees,” he added.

•Photo shows Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, President, National Industrial Court, exchanging pleasantries with Governor Godwin Obaseki during a courtesy visit to the governor on Wednesday.

Source News Express

Posted 03/08/2017 9:03:25 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Benue killings: No sufficient evidence to prosecute herdsmen...

Ex-IGP Ibrahim Idris faces probe over N311m election...

NCC warns against use of second-hand phones

Senate summons Works Minister over Bailey bridges

ABOMINATION: Man impregnates, weds teenage sister

Obiano donates gunboats to Navy, launches flying boats,...

South Africa drops visa rules to boost tourism...

Tension in Akwa Ibom over Governor’s whereabouts

South Africa begins seizure of lands

Activists kick as Obiano appoints notorious SARS Commander...

Onaiyekan washes hands off anti-Buhari interview

APC warns PDP Chairman Secondus on his utterances,...

 

Latest News PDP chieftain collapses in church, dies Saraki battles Tinubu •Declares him ‘careless, irresponsible and callous’ 10 killed after Civil Defence Officer purposely rams into Boys’ Brigade procession in Gombe Man reports theft of his child, ends up as suspect Billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts Gunmen attack Katsina village, kill 10 Revenue collection on highways illegal — Ministry Troops kill 6 bandits, nab village head, 17 other informants ICPC vows to rid financial institutions of bad eggs Air Force raids killed innocent civilians, Zamfara monarchs insist 14 quack health facilities shut in Cross River Benue Government imposes curfew on Katsina-Ala

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (470,609 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (414,931 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (352,423 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (301,785 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (266,078 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (239,069 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (226,049 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (207,581 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (196,667 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (189,010 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (179,086 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (178,544 views)

 

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (87) Business & Economy (4,211) Business Verdict (65) Columnists (1,017) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (607) Features (746) Global Business Monitor (344) ICT Monitor (35) International (3,342) Interview (176) Live Commentary (29) Love Matters (155) Maggie's Blog (232) News (45,218) Opinion (1,227) Pidgin (17) Politics (10,631) Religion (982) Sports (1,964) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera