Osun Assembly suspends Chief Judge, Adeleke appoints replacement

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Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has appointed Justice Olayinka  Afolabi as the acting Chief Judge of Osun state with immediate effect, following the approval of the resolution of the House of Assembly.

This was disclosed by the spokesperson for the governor, Olawale Rasheed, in a statement obtained in Osogbo on Thursday.

Afolabi is next in line in order of seniority to the Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo.

Earlier, Adeleke had approved the State Assembly’s resolution, which recommended the suspension of Ojo.

The spokesperson for the governor, Olawale Rasheed, said the House had approved Ojo’s suspension at its plenary.

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