New Chief Judge Of Lagos State Sworn In By Fashola, Justice Atilade Takes Over From Elder Sister

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August 20, 2014 – New Chief Judge Of Lagos State Sworn In By Fashola, Justice Ayotunde Philips’s Younger Sister Takes Over

New Chief Judge Of Lagos State Justice Atilade Takes Over From Elder Sister

The younger sister of the immediate past Lagos Chief Judge, Justice Ayotunde Philips has been sworn in as the new Chief Judge of Lagos state.

Justice Oluwafunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade was sworn in today by Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola.

Before now, the Lagos State House of Assembly confirmed Justice Olufunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade, for the position of Chief Judge of the state.

The assembly, presided over by the Speaker, Honourable Adeyemi Ikuforiji, took the decision at its plenary after screening Atilade, whose nomination was earlier forwarded by Governor Babatunde Fashola.

Check out the picture of the new Chief judge of Lagos state and her sister below.

Atilade and her sister

Atilade, who is a sister to the immediate past Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, will be 62 in September.

The two sisters are the first and second children respectively of the four children of late Hon. Justice James Williams, who himself was a judge in Lagos State and late Mrs. Henrietta Williams.

Justice runs in their family…LOL

Congrats to her.