NJC Nominates Abba-Aji As Supreme Court Justice

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) under the Chairmanship of Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the appointment of Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji as the New Justice of the Supreme Court.

The NJC Director of Information, Soji Oye, in a statement on Friday, said that the Council also recommended to the governors of Abia, Benue, Ogun, Oyo and Kwara states, the appointments of heads of courts in their states and other judges.

Oye added that the decision on those appointed were recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari at its 87th Meeting of 3rd and 4th October 2018.

He added that the newly appointed candidates will be sworn-in after the approval of President Buhari and their respective state governors as the case may be.

See the full list below:

APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA.

Honourable Mr Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji, (JCA)

APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE, ABIA STATE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

Hon. Mr. Justice Onuoha Arisa Kalu Ogwe

APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE, BENUE STATE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

Hon. Mr. Justice Aondover Kaka’an

APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE, OGUN STATE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

Hon. Mr. Justice Mosunmola Arinola Dipeolu

APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) JUDGES, OGUN STATE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

Oludayo Oluwabamise Osunfisan

Olusola Stephen Oloyede

Olatunde Hassan Oyajinmi

APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) KADI SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KWARA STATE

Zakariyah Abdulrasaq

APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, OYO STATE

Honourable Mr. Justice Eni Esan

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