Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has approved the appointment of five legal practitioners as judges of the State High Court.
A statement issued in Ibadan on Tuesday by the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adebayo Ojo, gave the names of the newly-appointed judges as Mrs. Bolaji Abosede Sikeade, a Deputy Chief Registrar in the state High Court and Mr. Ganiyu Lateef Adebayo, Director, Litigation and Advisory Services II in the state Ministry of Justice.
Others include Mrs. Mojisola Idayat Sule, acting Director, Citizens Mediation Centre, State Ministry of Justice, as well as Mr. Kamorudeen Babatunde Olawoyin and Mrs. Adeyemi Omolara Sherifat who are legal practitioners based in Kano and Ibadan respectively.
The statement said that the appointment was sequel to the recommendations of the National Judicial Council (NJC).
According to the statement, the newly-appointed judges will be sworn in by Governor Ajimobi on Friday, June 20, 2014.