Lagos State get new Chief Judge

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Lagos State House of Assembly

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 confirmed Hon. (Justice) Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba as the Chief Judge.

According to Speaker Mudashiru Obasa he said 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.

Alogba until his confirmation has been serving as the Acting Chief Judge of the state for some months.

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

Alogba, who was born in 1960, attended Holy Trinity Primary School and spent four years in the school before proceeding to Ikorodu High School.

He later proceeded to Baptist Academy for Advanced levels and then went to the University of Lagos, where he read law and graduated in 1981.

He started working at the Federal Ministry of Justice in 1982 before he left for private service and worked in law firms as a lawyer before joining the service of the Lagos State Government as a judge.