A female Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Ijem Onwuamaegbu, has been sworn-in in Anambra State for the first time.
Justice Onwuamaegbu took over from the former Chief Judge of the state, Hon Justice Peter Umeadi, who retired voluntarily.
Swearing-in the Acting Judge at the Executive Chamber, Government House Awka, Governor Willie Obiano said the appointment would further re-position the state judiciary to effectively address the problem of delayed dispensation of justice.
Obiano assured the judge of his administrative support to enable her deliver on her new mandate.