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NJC Recommends 18 Names For Appointment As Appeal Court Justices (Full list)

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NJC Recommends 18 Names For Appointment As Appeal Court Justices (Full list)

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended 18 names to President Muhammadu Buhari to be appointed as Justices of the Appeal Court.

The NJC, in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Soji Oye also recommended eight to be appointed as Heads of Court.

The decision was taken at the NJC’s 94th Meeting held on 17 to 18 December, 2020, chaired by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Tanko Muhammad.

The statement said “The National Judicial Council under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad CFR, at its 94th Meeting held on 17 to 18 December, 2020, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee and resolved to recommend to President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and the Governors of Rivers, Nasarawa, Kogi, Jigawa, Ebonyi and Delta States twenty-six (26) successful candidates for appointment as Justices of Court of Appeal and Heads of Court in Nigeria.”

See full list below

EIGHTEEN (18) JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEAL

Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai

Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo

Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez

Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir

Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale

Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili

Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed

Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma

Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi

Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar

Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule

Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu

Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen

Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi

Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck

Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke

Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe

Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola

CHIEF JUDGE, FCT, ABUJA

Hon. Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi

CHIEF JUDGE, RIVERS STATE

Hon. Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi

CHIEF JUDGE, NASARAWA STATE

Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu

CHIEF JUDGE, KOGI STATE

Hon. Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu

CHIEF JUDGE, JIGAWA STATE

Hon. Justice Umar Maigari Sadiq

CHIEF JUDGE, EBONYI STATE

Hon. Justice Ngene Anagu Elvis

CHIEF JUDGE, DELTA STATE

Hon. Justice Theresa T. Obiajulu Ogochukwu Diai

PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, DELTA STATE

Hon. Justice Patience Onuwa Elumeze

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