Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has appointed Justice Esther Ikponmwen as the Chief Judge of Edo State.
Obaseki in a letter to lawmakers in the State House of Assembly said the appointment followed recommendation of the National Judiciary Council.
He urged the lawmakers to confirm the appointment Justice Ikponmwen.
Speaker Justin Okonoboh who read the letter of the governor at plenary Wednesday referred the request to the House Standing Committee on Judiciary.
He urged the committee to present the report at next Plenary for consideration.
Speaker Okonoboh announced the dissolution of all House Standing Committees with immediate effect.