Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA (photos)

Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA (photos)

No doubt Nigerians are doing exceptionally well for themselves outside the country. They are either graduating with first class honors or receiving achievement awards by the British counsel.

It has just been reported that a young Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko has been appointed as a judge by the United State Governor Jay Inslee. Okoloko was appointed into the Snohomish County Superior Court.

According to Inslee, he disclosed that the middle-aged man was appointed because of his clear dedication to the legal profession.

Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA (photos)

Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA Photo: The Guardian
Source: UGC

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Inslee said: “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. He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County.

The Guardian further reported that Okoloko bagged a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Nigeria and received his law degree from the Seattle University School of Law.

Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA (photos)

Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA Photo: The Guardian
Source: UGC

Okoloko was said to have worked for 13 years at the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney working on murder, assault, child abuse, as well as other abuse cases.

He has also worked in the offices of violent crime, property crime, and district court units. Okoloko also represents the office on the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team which investigates incidents of suspected excessive force by police officers.

Okoloko has successfully prosecuted four murder trials and has been recognized by his office for completing a high volume of jury trials.

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Nigerian man Edirin Okoloko appointed as judge in USA (photos)

Edirin Okoloko with some of his colleagues Photo: The Guardian
Source: UGC

Before working as a prosecutor, the Nigerian served as a judicial law clerk for former Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Michael Downes.

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