CJN Olukayode Ariwoola to Swear In 23 Newly Appointed Federal High Court Judges

Oath Ceremony for Newly Appointed Judges

On Wednesday, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Olukayode Ariwoola is scheduled to preside over the swearing-in of twenty-three newly appointed judges of the Federal High Court.

The official oath-taking ceremony will take place at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Official Announcement by Court’s Director of Information

Festus Akande, the Director of Information for the court, issued a statement on Sunday providing details of the upcoming event.

He also listed the names of the newly appointed judges, hailing from various states across Nigeria.

List of Newly Appointed Judges

The list of newly appointed judges includes individuals from diverse backgrounds and states:

  • Dipeolu Deinde Isaac (Ogun State)
  • Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola (Ekiti State)
  • Agbaje Olufunmilola Adetutu (Lagos State)
  • Musa Kakaki (Kaduna State)
  • Abdullahi Muhammad Dan-Ige (Sokoto State)
  • Sharon Tanko Ishaya (Kebbi State)
  • Salim Olasupo Ibrahim (Ogun State)
  • Yilwa Hauwa Joseph (Gombe State)
  • Wigwe-Oreh Chituru Joy (Rivers State)
  • Owoeye Alexander Oluseyi (Kogi State)
  • Anyalewa Onoja-Alapa (Benue State)
  • Amina Aliyu Mohammad (Katsina State)
  • Abiodun Jordan Adeyemi (Kwara State)
  • Hauwa Buhari (Federal Capital Territory)
  • Aishatu Auta Ibrahim (Borno State)
  • Hussaini Dadan-Garba (Bauchi State)
  • Ibrahim Ahmad Kala (Gombe State)
  • Mashkur Salisu (Zamfara State)
  • Onah Chigozie Sergius (Enugu State)
  • Egbe Raphael Joshua (Bayelsa State)
  • Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr. (Oyo State)
  • Ekerete Udofot Akpan (Akwa Ibom State)
  • Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam (Ebonyi State)

Valedictory Court Session in Honor of Late Justice Chima Centus Nweze

Additionally, the statement highlighted a valedictory court session to be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, in memory of the late Justice Chima Centus Nweze.

This event will take place at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court and is intended to pay tribute to the departed jurist, who passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at the age of 64 following a brief illness.

Tributes and Honors

The valedictory session will feature the presentation of tributes by key figures, including the Hon.

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, and President of the Nigerian Bar Association, in honor of Justice Chima Centus Nweze.

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