The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has cleared and confirmed the nomination of Justice Ekaette Febian Obot as substantive Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom State.
The confirmation followed a message from the state Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, read by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey at Thursday’s Plenary.
Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, thereafter directed the Clerk, Mrs Mandu Umoren to communicate the resolution of the House to the Executive Governor.
Recall that Governor Emmanuel had on June 30, 2021, sworn-in Justice Obot as Acting Chief Judge of the state, following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.