Rivers Chief Judge Justice Daisy Okocha Retires Friday


The Chief Judge of Rivers State Justice Daisy Okocha will be Retiring from Service Tomorow Friday 15 January 2016,  this is coming Barely two weeks she was confirmed as the substansive Chief Judge of Rivers State by governor Nyesom Wike.

Justice Daisy Okocha was appointed as an Acting Chief Judge of Rivers State on May 29 2015 during the Inauguration of Governor Nyesom Wike.

On 23rd of December 2015, the Port Harcourt division of the Court of Appeal sitting in MOSCOW ROAD, removed all legal challenges as result of the Judgement of Retired Justice Lambo Akanbi during the Administration of Chibuike Amaechi.

Rivers State Governor Barrister Nyesom Wike on 4th January 2016 sworn in Justice Daisy Okocha As the substansive Chief Judge of Rivers State.

Although her retirement from Service seems to be raising some mixed reactions from some lawyers in Rivers State, while some are of the View that the retirement of Justice Daisy Okocha may leave a lacuna in Rivers State since the Rivers State House of Assembly cannot performe any legislative duty, others are of the View that Governor Nyesom Wike has the powers to appoint the most Senior Judge as an Acting Chief Judge 


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