Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano, today, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 swore in Hon Justice Onochie Manasseh Anyachebelu as the substantive Chief Judge of Anambra state at the Execuitve Council chambers, Government House, Awka.
Justice Anyachebelu had been acting as the Chief Judge of the state since September 4, 2019 until his screening and confirmation by the Anambra State House of Assembly recently.
He was born on May 24, I961 and hails from Oraukwu in Idemmili North LGA, Anambra state.
Anyachebelu graduated from the prestigious University of Lagos where he obtained L.L.B Hons in 1983. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984 with a 2nd Class Upper Division.
Hon Justice Anyachebelu was appointed High Court Judge in 2015. He has also sat in many Divisions including Election Tribunals.
The Hon Justice is a fellow of Institute of Mediation and Conciliation; and a Knight of St Christopher.
He is married to Lady Uzoma and blessed with four children one of whom is also a lawyer.
In accordance with constitutional requirements, His Lordship, Justice Anyachebelu was recommended by the NJC, appointed by Gov Willie Obiano and duly confirmed by the state house of Assembly.
The swearing-in ceremony today, finalized the entire process of his substantiation as the Chief Judge of Anambra state.