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Anyachebelu confirmed as Anambra Chief Judge



ANAMBRA State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Onochie Anyachebelu as the substantive Chief Judge of Anambra State.

  The House confirmed his appointment by Governor Willie Obiano in line with the recommendations of the National Judicial Council of Nigeria and Section 271 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

  Before his confirmation, Justice Anyachebelu had gone through the screening of the House Committee on Election Matters and screening headed by the Deputy Speaker,  Pascal Agbodike which certified him worthy in learning and character to be the Chief Judge of Anambra State as required by law.

  The confirmation followed  a motion moved by the majority leader who is the member, representing Awka South 1,  Nnamdi G. Okafor and was seconded by the deputy majority leader, Emeka Aforka, member representing Orumba north constituency.

  He said the governor’s request was in compliance with  the provisions of section 271 subsection (1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

  In confirming the request, the House adopted a report presented by the House Committee On Screening and Election Matters which recommended the confirmation of Anyachebelu.

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