Justice Stella Isibhakhomen Anukam (nee Eremionkhale) was among the three new judges elected to the African Court in July and was sworn-in on August 27, in Arusha, Tanzania.
Congratulating her and using as a pointer to Edo youths is the Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
Obaseki said Jusice Anukam’s election as one of the Judges of the African Union Court on Human and People’s Rights deserves commendation, as she would serve as a beacon of hope to young Edo people, especially young girls, who need credible mentors in the public space.
“On behalf of the government and people of Edo State, I congratulate Justice Anukam on her new role. She has shown once again that we have many illustrious sons and daughters that have proved themselves in their various fields of endeavor.
“Her ascension to the role of a judge at the African Court is of immense benefit to us, as a people with a thriving youth population that is seeking role models across different career paths. While battling issues such as human trafficking and illegal migration and…” He said.