The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has sworn in Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme as the primary substantive Chief Decide of the state in almost two years, making her the primary feminine chief choose within the state’s historical past.
The swearing-in of the Chief Decide was held on the Govt Chambers of the Governor’s Workplace in Calabar, the State Capital.
Governor Ayade admonished her to make sure that justice is assured for all who come earlier than her, noting that her swearing-in was an act of divine orchestration.
The Governor added that he was happy that the long-drawn saga over the appointment of a considerable chief choose had lastly come to an finish, noting that the independence and stability of the Judiciary shall be assured with the emergence of Justice Ikpeme.
Reacting to her affirmation by the legislative arm of Authorities, Professor Ben Ayade described Justice Ikpeme because the simply and most certified skilled for the place, and type her assist for a strong working relationship all through her time period.
The newly sworn-in Chief choose, Justice Ikpeme in her remarks, assured that the judiciary below her watch will collaborate with the opposite two arms of presidency to result in good governance for all residents regardless of the place and who they’re.