Enugu Assembly invites Ozoemena for screening as CJ

The Enugu State House Assembly has received the name the Acting Chief Judge the state, Justice Afojulu Ozoemena, for screening and possible confirmation as Chief Justice.

Speaker the House, Chief Edward Ubosi, confirmed the receipt the name in Enugu on Tuesday via a letter forwarded by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, which read during plenary.

Ubosi said the confirmation had become important considering that the National Judicial had approved Ozoemena’s nomination as the Chief Judge Enugu State.

The Speaker recalled that Ozoemena sworn-in as the acting state following the retirement the occupant, Justice Ngozi Emehelu, on Sept. 7, 2021.

He then directed the nominee to submit 25 copies his vitae on Wednesday and also appear before the lawmakers on Thursday for screening. (NAN)