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Lagos Chief Judge, Opeyemi Oke, Bows Out Of Office June 10 

The Lagos Chief Judge, Opeyemi Oke, is set to retire from office on June 10. 

Funsho Akinwale

Justice Opeyemi Oke, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, will on June 10, 2019, retire from public service having reached the statutory the retirement age of 65.

Oke was appointed by the former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, in September 2017 as the 16th Chief Justice of the State.

She joined the Lagos State Judiciary as a Senior Magistrate and became Chief Magistrate Grade (1) 1986-1996 and Deputy Chief Registrar 1993-1994.

She was appointed as the Judge of High Court of Lagos State on July 19, 1996.

Oke succeeded her sister, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, who retired as Chief Judge of Lagos on September 24, 2017.

During her two-year tenure as Chief Judge, Oke introduced many innovations and reforms that transformed the state judiciary.