The Commissionwer of Police, Adebowale Williams, and senior officer of the Command, on Friday, paid a courtesy visit on the Ag. Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima, in her office at the High Court of Justice, Ibadan.
A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, SP Adewale Osifeso said the visit was aimed at solidifying the already existing synergy between the Police and the Judiciary.
At the event, the Commissioner of Police applauded the elevation of the Acting Chief Judge to the exhalted position, asserting that it was most deserved especially at a time when the State is navigating towards the general elections.
He described her as one of the best hands that must be on deck to maintain the relative stability and peaceful ambience in the State.
The statement added that “there was a rich session of cross-pollination of gainful ideas bothering around building workable ideas to increase the proficiency of standard investigation and prosecutorial procedures, swift dispensation of justice for offenders and standardizing the Administration of Criminal Justice System”.
In her remarks, the Ag Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima appreciated the Commissioner of Police and his entourage and promised to build a formidable judicial partnership with the Command under her watch.
“This puts to rest spells of rumors that made the rounds last week on some social media platforms regarding an alleged Face-off between the Police and the Judiciary in Oyo State as being completely untrue, mischievous and a figment of the author’s twisted imagination”, the statement said.