The State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu has launched an E- Registry Platform capable of reducing backlog, creating an effective and efficient case management policy that can be easily assessed, towards ensuring transparency of court processes in the State Judiciary.
The E- Registry platform which is part of the His Lordship’s seven point agenda to digitalize the Ogun State Judiciary was launched at the Judiciary Complex in Abeokuta during a two-day training organised by the Ogun State Judiciary for Stakeholders in Administration of Justice System.
In her keynote address, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu emphasised that the E-registry platform which comprises E-filing, E-service, E-payment, Case assignment and Management profile will guarantee the safety of court processes and improve the speed at which Justice is served.
His Lordship added that the platform would enhance independence of the judicial process, devoid of interference and palm exchange between the litigants/Counsel who may want to take an advantage of some lapses and the process officers.
She explained that the e-registry platform, would ensure that the public, litigants and counsels monitor the progress of their cases from the point of filing to online assignment disclosing that the file processes can be done from the comfort of their offices and homes to avoid the risk associated with insecurity issues.
“As a service based institution the Judiciary must begin to make use of innovations such as video conferencing, e-courts, e-filling, and integrated communication system to improve efficiency, effectiveness and boost public trust and confidence in the Judiciary” His lordship added.
The Chief Judge also revealed that Ogun State Judiciary had provided e-business centres within the premises of the Judiciary Complex, Kobape and High Court, Isabo for lawyers and litigants with the required technology for e-filling and e-payment.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Chairman, Ogun State Judiciary training committee, Hon. Justice Olarenwaju Mabekoje, who appreciated the Hon. Chief Judge for the great innovation to enhance effective justice delivery system in the State, said the training of stakeholders in the administration of justice system including the Judges and Magistrates was germane in information and communication technology (ICT) as well as to ensure quick dispensation of justice in the State.