CROSS RIVER STATE ASSEMBLY APPROVES JUSTICE AKON IKPEME AS CHIEF JUDGE OF THE STATE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on January 29, 2021
The Cross River State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Akon Ikpeme as substantive Chief Judge of the State after rejecting her twice
The confirmation took place today at the State House of Assembly in Calabar following a motion moved by the leader of the House and representative of Ogoja Constituency Peter Odey and Seconded by the whip, Okon Ephraim representing Calabar South one.
A letter by Governor Ben Ayade seeking her confirmation as the substantive Chief Judge of the State was read on the floor of the House by the Clerk, Bassey Ekpenyong before a motion was moved for her confirmation which was done by an overwhelming voice vote.
They advised the Chief Judge to discharge her duty without fear or favour and be fair to all parties.