This Morning, the Legal Team of the One Love Foundation was to go to the Edo State High Court Headquarters at Sapele Road,Benin City to file a Suit against the Edo State Government and others to Compel for the Independence of the Judiciary in Edo State, only to hear that all Courts in Nigeria have been closed down due to to the JUSUN strike to ensure and compel the Independence of the Judiciary in Nigeria.
Governors leave our Judiciary alone,face your executive and let the Judiciary operate independently with financial autonomy.
-Chief Patrick Eholor,
One Love Foundation.
The Vanguard for the Independence of Judicial (V4IJ) and One Love Foundation has both commended the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) National Leadership for joining the Fight for the Independence of the Judiciary in Nigeria ,saying the time is now for Stakeholders to Fight for Independence of the Judiciary, following the unpalatable occurrences recently which could emasculate the Judiciary.
In a Joint Statement issued in the evening of Thursday the 1st of April ,2021,in Abuja ,by the President of the Vanguard for the Independence of the Judiciary (V4IJ)-Douglas Ogbankwa Esq and the President of the One Love Foundation ,Chief Patrick Eholor,the Groups stated thus:
“The Momentum for the Independence of the Judiciary is at its fever pitch and we are enthused by the timely and timeous Intervention of the Umbrella Body of all Judiciary Workers in Nigeria.The Advantage of having a Financial Autonomous Judiciary is unassailable.
“Only Enemies of true Democracy will oppose an Independent Judiciary which is an Asset to the Weak and the Strong at all times .We call on all the Governors to abide by the Constitution , which they swore to protect,else there will be dare consequences from the Law.
“Our Governors are not gods and they should be in the mistaken believe that they can do anything and get away with it .The Law shall catch up with each and every one of those Governors that desecrate the temple of Justice by tampering with the money earmarked for the Judiciary. Freedom looms and a discerning mind must realize that change is. Change is a challenge to the adventurous and a Threat to the obscure insecure”, the Statement concluded