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Lagos Set To Launch Restorative Justice Centre

Lagos Set To Launch Restorative Justice Centre

Lagos Set To Launch Restorative Justice Centre……Holds Webinar to Commemorate International Restorative Justice Week.

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Justice, is set to launch the ‘Restorative Justice Centre’ as part of efforts to ensure quick dispensation of justice, promote peaceful communities and prevent re-offending.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, revealed this during a webinar organised by the Lagos State Restorative Justice Steering Committee as part of activities to commemorate the International Restorative Justice Week.

The Commissioner, represented by the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, remarked that the Restorative Justice Centre has a great potential for decongesting court dockets as well as correctional centres, promoting peaceful communities, transforming the criminal justice system, healing wounds of crime as well as reintegrating offenders into society.

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He noted that the ‘Restorative Justice Centre’ will soon be launched by the State Government in order to ensure an effective dispensation of justice whereby people can walk into the centre to make enquiries and file complaints.

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