High Court offices named after Omar

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says Dullah Omar is deserving of the honour.

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says Dullah Omar is deserving of the honour. Picture: RSC Inc

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town's Master of the High Court offices officially bear the name of South Africa's first post-apartheid minister of justice, Dullah Omar.

Omar served in government from 1994 until his death in 2004.

Current Justice Minister Jeff Radebe, says Omar is deserving of the honour as he was instrumental in the fight against apartheid.

Radebe says naming the Master of the High Court offices after Dullah Omar was fundamental.

"His humbleness, his contribution to the liberation of our country in building the foundation for our constitutional democracy has left an indelible mark."

Radebe said the new offices situated in Castle Street are equipped with a moder IT set-up for a much quicker turnaround times.