By Emmanuel Adeleke
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has appointed Justice Olayinka David Afolabi as the acting Chief Judge of the state with immediate effect, following the approval of the resolution of the House of Assembly.
This was contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson to the governor, Olawale Rasheed, on Thursday.
Earlier, Adeleke had approved the resolution of the State Assembly, that recommended the suspension of the state’s Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo.
According to Rasheed, the House approved Ojo’s suspension at its plenary.
“Meanwhile, following the approval of the resolution of the House by the governor, the deputy-governor has been directed by the governor to perform the swearing-in ceremony of the Acting Chief Judge of Osun State which will be held tomorrow at the Executive Lounge, Governor’s Office, Osogbo,” the statement read in part.