26 March 2021 by Olusegun Oyenibi.
An acting Chief Judge has been appointed In Kogi State.
He is Justice Richard Olorunju Olorunfemi.
Governor Yahaya Bello in a message to the occasion, charged the Acting Chief Judge to leverage on his wealth of experience as a Judge of the High Court to make necessary reforms needed in the Judiciary.
Represented by his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, the Governor reaffirmed the commitment of the State Government towards continued partnership with the judiciary in the State.
Earlier, the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ibrahim Sani Mohammed in a message to the occasion said the appointment of an acting Chief Judge is necessitated by the vacuum created by the retirement of the Chief Judge, Justice Sunday Otu after attaining the mandatory age of Sixty Five in service.
In a remark, the Acting Chief Judge, Justice Richard Olorunfemi said he would do his possible best to improve on legacies of his predecessors.
Justice Olorunfemi promised to discharge his duties according to the constitution to make meaningful impact on the State Judiciary.