The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde on Monday has swore in Justice Iyabo Yerima as the Acting Chief Judge of the State.
The swearing-in of the new acting Chief Judge, Justice Yerima became imperative few days after Justice Muntar Abimbola bowed out of the bench in great honours.
While speaking at the ceremony held at the Executive Chamber, Secretariat, Ibadan, Governor Makinde said that his administration will give her the supports needed to carry out her duty diligently.
The governor, however, expressed his confidence in the new Acting Chief Judge’s ability to steer the ship of the judiciary in the state.
He added that his administration will continue to work with all other arms of government to ensure the system that the people of Oyo State will be proud of.
He explained that when re-elected under Omituntun 2.0, his administration will even do more to reduce the infrastructure deficit of the Judiciary and complete the work of modernising the arm of government.