By Nefishetu Yakubu
Considering the report, the chairman of the committee, Mr Patrick Iloube(PDP-Esan North East 1) said the nominee had an LL. B and a BL in Law in 1978 and 1979, respectively.
He added that the nominee was professionally and educationally qualified for the job.
The house unanimously adopted the committee’s recommendation.
The speaker, Justin Okonoboh, said the appointment would take effect from Jan. 26, 2017.
Okonoboh directed that copies of the resolution be sent to the government, for immediate action.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the current Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, would retire from service on Jan. 26, 2017.
Earlier, a bill for a law to make provision for the establishment of the Edo State Multi-Door Court House was given its first reading on the floor of the house.