The Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch, led by the Chairman Ede Asenoguan Esq. paid a courtesy visit to The Honorable, The Chief Judge of Edo State on 13th February 2017. During the visit, the Bar Chairman spoke on behalf of other branches of Nigerian Bar Association in Edo State, he congratulated the Honorable, The Chief Judge on her well deserved appointment.
According to the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, he read through the speech made by the Chief Judge during the swearing in ceremony and commended the Chief Judge for the speech, he urged her to work towards achieving the content of her speech. The Chairman encouraged the Chief Judge to sustain the harmonious relationship that exists between the Bar and the Bench. The Chairman dwelt on other issues affecting the dispensation of justice in the state.
In her response the Chief Judge thanked the Nigerian Bar Association for the visit and also for the support shown by them during the swearing in ceremonies. The Chief Judge promised to sustain the harmonious relationship that exists between the Bar and the Bench and that her office is open to the Bar to make their own contributions towards the dispensation of justice in Edo state. She also promised that the opening of a legal year is a ceremony that must be performed even in the face of scarce resources.
The Nigerian Bar Association thereafter presented the Nigerian Bar Association diaries to the Honorable Chief Judge.
Present during this courtesy visit was Honorable Justice A. N. Ehigiamusoe, Honorable Justice E. A. Edigin and Honorable Justice H. A. Courage-Ogbebor as well as other principal officers of the Edo State Judiciary.
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