As parts of activities leading to the smooth disengagement of the retiring Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Esohe lkponmwen, the judicial workers in Edo south has hosted the Chief Judge in a grand reception organized in her honour.
Responding to the cheerful members of staff, Hon Justice lkponmwen expressed her heartfelt joy and Gratitude to God for loving and blessing her so much as she never believed when she commenced her career that she would one day head the state’s Judiciary.
The Chief Judge expressed appreciation to all the members of staff for the love that exists and binds them. She however apologized to all she may have offended in the course of carrying out her duties.
Hon Justice lkponmwen used the opportunity to present her successor, the in coming Chief Judge, Hon Justice Esther Edigin, whom she described as very respectful, humble and loyal, charging all members of staff to accord the in coming Chief Judge with greater diligence and loyalty than they accorded her.
Earlier the number two Judge and in-coming Chief Judge, Hon Justice Esther Edigin had extolled the retiring Chief Judge as a very competent and diligent Judge whose motherly nature would be greatly missed. She described her as a role model to many and assured her that the legacies she had laid out would be improved upon.
Highlights of the occasion was the presentation of gifts by various members of staff to the retiring Chief Judge.
Nwine, Nekpen Maureen
Edo State Judiciary