CHILE EBOE-OSUJI has become the First Nigerian to be elected as President of the ICC

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An ImoState-born Judge, CHILE EBOE-OSUJI has become the first Nigerian to be elected as President of the International Criminal Court. Judge EBOE-OSUJI was elected during a plenary session by ICC judgesfor a three-year term tenure, which takes immediate effect.

The Nigerian Judge was elected alongside Judge ROBERT FREMR from Czech Republic asthe First Vice-President and Judge MARC PERRIN DE BRICHAMBAUT from France as the Second Vice-President.


The ICC Presidency, consisting of the President and the two Vice-Presidents, plays the key role in providing strategic leadership to the ICC as a whole.


In the meantime; the new President of ICC, Judge EBOE-OSUJI has expressed deep appreciation for his election to the position.


He said he looks forward to collaborating with the Assembly of States Parties, civil society and the international community to strengthen and reinforce the Rome Statute system.

Read 2167 times Last modified on March 14 2018

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