Nigerian man, Edirin Okoloko was on Saturday sworn in as a Judge of the Superior Court in the state of Washington, United States.
Okoloko swore to an oath in the presence of friends, family members and colleagues.
Who Is Edirin Okoloko?
Okoloko obtained his Law degree from the University of Seattle in the United States while he got his Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria.
He is a Nigerian-born attorney who has distinguished himself in the United States as his sacrifice and dedication has seen him successfully uphold the rule of law in cases such as murder and other crimes.
When Was Okoloko Appointed?
Okoloko’s appointment as a Judge of the Superior Court in the Snohomish County of the state of Washington came in September. His appointment was announced by the Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee.
What Did State of Washington Governor Say About Okoloko?
Inslee said after announcing the appointment of Okoloko in September: “Edirin has a clear dedication to the legal profession and a successful history of bringing justice to some of our state’s most vulnerable crime victims,” Inslee said. “He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County.”