Sanwo-Olu names Justice Alogba new acting CJ

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting chief judge of the state.

This comes after Justice Opeyemi Oke retired from the state judiciary on June 10, 2019, after spending the statutory number of years in service.

Sanwo-Olu approved the nomination of Justice Alogba, who is the most senior judge in line, to preside over the state judiciary in acting capacity in accordance with constitutional provisions.

Justice Alogba’s appointment would be subjected to the approval of the National Judicial Council and confirmation by the Lagos State House of Assembly.


According to a statement on Monday by the governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, Justice Alogba’s appointment takes effect from June 11.

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