Lagos Assembly Confirms Alogba As Chief Judge

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The Lagos State House of Assembly has on Tuesday confirmed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the substantive Chief Judge of the State.

Alogba was appointed by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as acting Chief Judge of the State with effect from June 11.

Speaker Mudashiru Obasa stated that the Chief Judge had proven to be capable of the office and that it was a mere formality for him to appear before the lawmakers for confirmation.

The House subsequently confirmed Alogba as the Chief Judge of the state through a voice vote supervised by the Speaker.

Prior to his appointment, Justice Alogba was the most senior of the 58 honourable justices in the state judiciary next to the out-going chief judge.

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He chaired the Committee on Review of High Court Civil Procedure Rules, which culminated in the new High Court of Lagos (Civil Procedure).

Alogba, who was called to the bar in 1981, joined the State High Court in 1996 where he rose to become the Acting Chief Judge.

The CJ was born on 23rd April, 1960 in Ikorodu and he attended Holy Trinity Primary School between 1966-1970.

His secondary school education was in Ikorodu High School 1971-1975.

Alogba got his HSC from British Academy 1975-1977 and later got his LL B. at the University of Lagos in 1980.

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