Oct 21, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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NJC recommends appointment of 6 Chief Judges, 31 others as Judicial officers

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of six chief judges and 31 additional judicial officers to strengthen judicial functions in some states and in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Supreme Der The Court’s Information Director, Mr. Soji Oye, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Oye said the recommendation was made during the 95th session of the NJC on September 15-16. < / p>

He said that all recommended candidates should be sworn in after the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari and their respective state governors and approval by the respective chambers of parliament.

“The council looked at the list of candidates submitted by its interview committee and recommended the 37 successful candidates to their respective state governors for appointment as court presidents and other judicial officers in Nigeria ohlenen judges are Richard O. Olorunfemi for the state of Kogi, Joe Itsebaga Ac ha for Edo, Akintoroye Williams Akin for Ondo, Husseini Baba Yusuf for FCT, Ekaette Francesca Fabian-Obot for Akwa Ibom and JO Adeyeye for Ekiti.

Others are Baba Gana Mahdi as Grand Kadi, Yobe, Umaru Ahmad Liman as Grand Kadi, Bauchi, Osagede Osado Emmanuel as President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Nasarawa, Mashud Akintunde Akinfemi Abass as President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State and Siyaka Momoh Jimoh Usman as President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Kogi.

Three judges were recommended for the High Court of Gombe, namely Zainab Abdulkadir Rasheed, Abdussalam Muhammad and Daurabo Suleiman Sikka.

Akwa Ibom has two, Effiong Asukwo Effiong and Princess Eme Daniel Ekong, Bauchi has one, Nana Fatima Jibril, while the Supreme Court of Kaduna also has Abdulkarim Mahmud.

The three recommended for Katsina State Candidates are Kabir Shuaibu, Ibrahim Ishaku Mashi, and Ibrahim Abubakar Mande, while Professor Alero Akeredolu was recommended for Ondo State.

Four successful candidates for the Oyo State Supreme Court are Olusola Adebisi Adetujoye, Folabimpe Beatrice Segun Olakojo, Professor Taiwo Elijah Adewale and Kareem Adeyimika Adedokun.

The three Kogi State candidates for the Supreme Court are Abubakar Sule Ibrahim, Abdullah Sulyman also as Aminu Ali Eri.