By Nofisat Marindoti
The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, State of Osun, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, has revealed that the laws of the State would soon be digitized.
A statement signed by the Ministry of Justice information officer, Opeyemi Bello, had it that the Commissioner said this while hosting representatives of Funmi Quadri & Co, the Publisher of Nigeria weekly laws report.
The team from the firm led by Mr. Ayo Quadri who proposed that the Laws of the State of Osun be digitalized argued that:
“The digitalization of Osun laws will make it easier for the public to access, it will also drastically reduce lawlessness in the State and also enhance the Administration of Justice in the State.
“The application will be developed in such a way that it will generate revenue for the state government. The software and hard copy will be sold to interested persons and lawyers and the proceeds will be remitted to the state government.
“When the proposed digitalization of Osun laws is completed, the laws will be available and accessible on Android, iPhone and windows Apps.”
In his remarks, Basiru appreciated the firm for the proposal and asserted that the proposed digitalization of Osun Laws will create convenience and also encourage a more civil society where every stake holder can always consult the law before taking actions and ensure that those actions are in accordance to the laws of the state.