CHIEF JUDGE OF EKITI STATE REUMES WORK AFTER MONTHS IN HOSPITAL
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on November 13, 2023
The Chief Judge of Ekiti state, Justice Oyewole Adeyeye is set to resume this Monday, four months after a section of the state high court complex collapsed on him while in his office on July 12.
Justice Adeyeye was still in his chamber at the time of the collapse on Wednesday, July 12.
Months after, the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau who visited the CJ in London, the United Kingdom expressed gratitude to God that Justice Adeyeye recovered to full health.
The CJ who was in in high spirits, appreciated God Almighty for sparing his life and restoring his health. He acknowledged the support of the Ekiti State Government, the legal icon Aare Afe Babalola OFR, SAN, the judiciary, and the NBA for standing by him in this trying time,” the statement read.
Recall that the NBA had bemoaned the deplorable state of court infrastructures across the country, following the collapse of the Chambers of the Chief Judge Ekiti State leading to his lordship’s hospitalization and subsequent medical consultation in the United Kingdom.