NJC recommends 64 Persons for appointment as Judges

NJC recommends 64 Persons for appointment as Judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Friday in Abuja unveiled the 64 successful candidates recommended to some State Governors for appointment as Judicial Officers as part of concerted efforts to enhance the judicial system in the country.

Those recommended are Justice Ozoemena Raymond Afojulu as Chief Judge of Enugu, Justice Nathan Musa as Chief Judge of Adamawa, Kadi Abubakar Musa Mohammed Kigera as Grand Kadi, Sharia Court of Appeal for Niger State and Kadi Usman Aliyu Girei as Grand Kadi of Adamawa state.

Others are Justice Shiyanbola Raheem Akanbi as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Eneji Maurice Odey, as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Cross Rivers and Wajilda Peter as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Adamawa state, Justice O.

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Nwamoh as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Abia State and Justice Blessing Lyop Dalyop as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Pleateau state.

A statement by the NJC Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye released indicated that five persons were recommended as judges for Sokoto state high court.

They are Sanusi Shehu, Mu’awiya Dahiru Mahmud, Abubakar Abubakar Zaki, Mohammad Aliyu Sambo and Maryam Muhammad
Those sought to be appointed for Nasarawa state high court are Isa Ebini Kana,n, Ali Tari Changbo, Abdullahi Hassan Shams Shama and Solomon Wayidna Ayenajeh
Ogun State High Court has two; Adeyemi Adekunle Adewole and Bello Safrat Titilayo while Bayelsa state has four; Lockie James Benimo, Zuofa Ama Patience, Simon Warikiyei Amaduobogha and Christine Irigha Kombo-Enegesi
The Council recommended four for Rivers high court and they are Daniel Ofre Kulo, Rita Otu Marshall, Odibu Emmanuel Ekaya and Obin Blessing Egwu
The statement indicated that 14 persons are to be appointed as Judges in Lagos and they are Okunuga Olubusola Adeyemi, Adeyemi Adenrera Olayinka, Oshin Olufolake, Olufolasade, Esq.

Odusanya Oluwatoyin Atinuke Martins Olumuyiwa Oluseun and Ariyike Mutiat Ipaye-Nwachukwu.

The rest are Babatunde Oladepo Kalaro, Awope Omolade Jadesola, Akinkunmi Olusegun Idowu, Oresanya Olalekan Ayodeji, Oshodi Mujibat Iyabode, Ijelu Ismail Olalekan, Balogun Mosunmola Muyibat, and Mathias Oluwole Dawodu.

Rivers State has four and they are Popnen Sylvester Sunday, Daketima Gabriel Kio, Nsirim Chinwe Amanda and Chinelo Chidubem Odili
Similarly, Ekiti state has four and they include; Apuabi Johnson Ariyibi, Blessing Oluwabukola Ajileye, Olalekan Olayinka Olatawura and Oyinkansola Olumayowa Oluboyede
Two Kadis were recommended for Sharia Court of Appeal in Sokoto and are Buhari Yahaya and Umar Jibril Kebbe while Katsina has one in person of Kabir Hamisu Bello and Jigawa with three and are Bara’u Bashir Musa, Ahmad Muhammadu Lamin and Nasiru Abubakar Zargina just as Ebonyi has one in Awada Paul Mgbada
Three Judges were recommended for Ogun state Customary Court of Appeal and they are Olukemi Folasade Osisanya, Odugbesan Idowu Adebiyi and Akinsinde Oluwasina Philip.

Cross River state Customary Court of Appeal has four slots and they are Obo Agbor Anthony, BItitim Felix Igob, Eunice Oshim Dada and Ankpor Jeremiah Arong
The statement said that all recommended candidates are expected to be sworn in after approval of the NJC recommendations by their respective state governors and the respective State Houses of Assembly, as the case may be.

NJC recommends 64 Persons for appointment as Judges

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