Justice Daisy Wotube Okocha, has on Monday, January 4, been sworn in as the Chief Judge of River state by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Wike described his swearing-in of Justice Daisy Wotube Okocha, as a victory for the rule of law and a respect for the rules of succession as outlined by the National Judicial Council, NJC. Daily Post reports.
Justice Okocha, who is the First Female Chief Judge of Rivers State has been acting as the state’s Chief Judge since June 1, 2015.
Wike, while performing the swearing-in of Justice Okocha as the Chief Judge of Rivers State on Monday at the Government House, Port Harcourt, said that the state government acted in line with the recommendation of the National Judicial Council, NJC, which was confirmed by the Court of Appeal on December 23, 2015.