A lawmaker representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Oyo State, Honourable Shina Peller has congratulated Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on his swearing-in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Honourable Peller’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement he personally signed and shared on his verified social media platforms where he described the new CJN as an embodiment of integrity, justice, truth and the rule of law.
Moreover, the federal lawmaker expressed confidence that the tenure of Justice Ariwoola as the CJN will restore sanity to the judiciary, while he recalled that his late father, Professor Moshood Abiola Peller, once described the new CJN as a trustworthy and upright person who is ever driven by justice for all.
The statement read:
“I congratulate Justice Olukayode Ariowoola on his swearing-in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
“It gladdens my heart, and that of my constituents and the people of Oke-Ogun, Oyo State, to see him reach the pinnacle of his career. I must say that this is indeed a big plus for the people of Oke Ogun, Oyo state and Nigeria at large.
“Years ago, I could remember vividly how my dad, the late Professor Moshood Abiola Peller, described him as trustworthy, upright, and just. Without mincing words, the new acting CJN is an embodiment of integrity, justice, truth and the rule of law.
“With Justice Olukayode Ariowoola at the helm of affairs in the judiciary, it’s safe to say Nigeria’s judiciary system is back on track and there’s no doubt about his immense ability to move the Supreme Court forward.
“The 2023 general elections are fast approaching, and many are confident that the tenure of the acting CJN will restore sanity to the judiciary.
Congratulations once again, Justice Olukayode Ariowoola.”
Justice Ariwoola hails from Iseyin local government area of Oyo State.