NEWS: President Muhammadu Buhari Approves Appointment Of 21 New Judges For Appeal, High Courts

President Muhammadu Buhari

On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the appointment of new 9 Judges for the Federal High Court, 7 for the Federal Capital Territory High Court and 12 Justices for the Court of Appeal

The 9 judges approved for the Federal High Court are:

Sunday Bassey Onu
Mrs. Adefunmilola Adekemi Demi-Ajayi
Hon. (Mr) Justice Peter O. Lifu
Obiora Atuegwu Egwuata
Sa’adatu Ibrahim Mark (Mrs)
Mobolaji Olubukola Olajuwon
Aminu Bappa Aliyu
Tijjani Garba Ringim
Nkeonye Evelyn Maha

The 7 Judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory are:

Binta Mohammed
Modupe Osho-Adebiyi
Gaba Venchak Simon
Babangida Hassan
Akobi Iyabeni Anna
Samirah Umar Bature
Asmau Akanbi Yusuf

The 12 Justices approved for the Court of Appeal are:

Hon. (Mr) Justice P. A. Mahmud
Hon. (Mr) Justice F. O. Ojo
Hon. (Mr) Justice I. A. Andenyangsto
Hon. (Mr) Justice G. O. Kolawole
Hon. (Mr) Justice B. B. Aliyu
Hon. (Mr) Justice Ebiowei Tobi
Hon. (Mr) Justice J. G. Abundaga
Hon. (Mr) Justice A. S. Umar
Hon. (Mr) Justice A. M. Talba
Hon. (Mr) Justice A. M. Bayero
Hon. (Mr) Justice A. M. Lamido
Hon. (Mr) Justice M. B. Idris

Those appointed for the Federal High Court will be sworn-in on Monday, June, 25 2018, at 2.00 pm.

Judges appointed for the High Court of the FCT are to be sworn-in on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, by 2.00 pm at the Main Hall of the Court Room of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

The Justices of the Court of Appeal will be sworn-in by the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen on Friday June 22, 2018, by 10.00 am.

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