The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has urged the Department Of State Services (DSS) to beam its searchlight on the activities of the state judiciary and Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Owoseni Ajayi.
It said the move became imperative against the backdrop of illegality allegedly being encouraged by the courts in cahoots with the executive to dispense injustice to the members of the public.
In a statement by Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, in Ado-Ekiti, the party said the war against corruption in Nigeria’s judiciary would not be complete without beaming searchlight on the activities of some judges in the state courts working in cahoots with the Executive arm of government to dispense injustice to members of the public.
Olatunbosun expressed disgust at the alleged wanton threats by Governor Ayodele Fayose to undermine the integrity of the state judiciary while the judges looked away.
He added: “We wish to draw the attention of the DSS to the circumstances surrounding the Supreme Court judgment on Ekiti gubernatorial petition where the court granted reliefs that Fayose never sought in the case.
“The judgment is suspect and we wish to implore the DSS to unravel the mystery behind this considering recent revelations that some Supreme Court justices might have sacrificed justice for cash.
“This particularly becomes imperative against the backdrop of Fayose’s hysteria since the clampdown on corrupt judges in the last few days, forcing him to start shuttling in helicopter between Ekiti and Port Harcourt to consult with his Rivers State counterpart, who is also facing heat over alleged obstruction of justice by preventing security agents from arresting a suspected corrupt judge.”
He urged DSS to help Ekiti people to once against have faith in the judiciary, saying the present situation did not give hope for honest dispensation of justice.