Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has charged law officers across the nation to live up to their responsibilities by giving government concrete legal advice that will boost socio-economic growth and overall national development .
Akeredolu gave the charge when the National President of law officers association of Nigeria , Mr Yusuf Abdulkadir led members of the association on a courtesy call on the Governor in Akure.
The national executive of the law officers association of Nigeria are in the state for their annual National Executive Council NEC, a yearly gathering where they discuss ways of moving the profession forward.
Addressing his visitors, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who noted that the legal officers are important to every aspect of governance charged them to be honest in the discharge of their assigned duties.
He however cautioned them not to take the societal reliance on them with levity as stability of the legal system rests on their shoulders.
He equally reiterated his commitment to support the association and other professional bodies despite the prevailing economic situation.
Akeredolu enjoined them to come up with innovations that will be useful not only to the legal profession but for the utmost good of the nation during their deliberations.
Earlier the national president of the association, Mr Yusuf Abdulkadir commended the governor for granting them audience and described his sterling achievements in the legal profession over the years as one remarkable.
Abdulkadir maintained that the essence of the meeting is to deliberate on the challenges and welfare of members which he believed are essential for quality service delivery in judicial administration.