NJC recommends CJN’s Son, 22 nominees for appointment as Federal High Court Judges

NJC recommends CJN’s Son, 22 nominees for appointment as Federal High Court Judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Friday recommended 23 nominees for appointment as Judges of the Federal High Court (FHC) of Nigeria.

Mr Soji Oye, the Director of Information of the Council disclosed this on Friday in Abuja.

The recommendation for the appointments was made at the 103th meeting of the Council presided over by the (CJN) Justice Olukayode Ariwoola and held in Abuja.

Aside from the 23 nominees for the Federal High Court, the NJC also sought the appointment of one Kadi for Kaduna State and four other Kadis for Kano State Sharia Court of Appeal.

Those recommended as Federal High Court Judges are Ekerete Udofot Akpan, Hussaini Dadan-Garba, Egbe Raphael Joshua, Anyalewa Onoja-Alapa, Aishatu Auta Ibrahim, Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam, Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola, Onah Chigozie Sergius, Hauwa Buhari, Ibrahim Ahmad Kala and Hauwa Joeph Yilwa.

Others are Amina Aliyu Mohammed,Sharon Tanko Ishaya, Chituru Joy Wigwe-Oreh,
Musa Kakaki, Owoeye Alexander Oluseyi, Abiodun Jordan Adeyemi, Agbaje Olufunmilola Adetutu and Salim Olasupo Ibrahim.

The rest are Dipeolu Deinde Isaac, Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr, Abdullahi Muhammad Dan-Ige and Mashkur Salisu.

The NJC noted that Hon Kadi Muhammad Aminu Danjuma is to be appointed as Grand Kadi for Kaduna State.

Others to be appointed as Kadis for Kano State Sharia courts are Muhammad Adam Kadem, Salisu Muhammad Isa, Isa Idris Sa’id and Aliyu Muhammad Kani.

The council also recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after the approval of the NJC’S recommendations to the President and their respective State Governors and confirmation by their State Houses of Assembly as the case may be. (NAN)

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