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Gov Obaseki to swear-in Justice Acha, as Edo Chief Judge, Edigin retires




Justice Esther Edigin, the seventh substantive Chief Choose of Edo State, can be bowing out of workplace on Monday.

A press release signed by the Chief Registrar of the Excessive Court docket, Mr Benson Osawaru, on Friday in Benin said that Edigin would clock 65 years on Might 17 which can be the constitutionally prescribed age for retirement within the bench.

Following the event, Governor Godwin Obaseki would swear within the subsequent in hierarchy, Justice Joe Acha, because the incoming Chief Choose on the Authorities Home, Benin, NAN stories.

Obaseki had sworn-in Edigin because the seventh Edo Chief Choose on Nov. 22, 2019, following the retirement of Justice Esohe Ikponmwen.

Previous to her retirement, Edigin was known as to the bar on July 17, 1979.

In 1989, she joined the then Bendel State Judiciary as Chief Justice of the Peace Grade 11 and was appointed a excessive court docket decide in 2001.


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