Tuesday, 11 July 2017

YEMI OSINBAJO OKAYS APPOINTMENT OF 19 JUDGES FOR NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURTS


The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo GCON, SAN, has approved the appointment of 19 Judges for National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

In a statement by the Director of Information in the NJC, Soji Oye, the new judges were listed as: Targema John Iorngee, Benue; Namtari Mahmood Abba, Adamawa; Nweneka Gerald Ikechi, Rivers State; Kado Sanusi, Katsina State; Adeniyi Sinmisola Oluyinka, Ogun State; Abiola Adunola Adewemimo, Ogun State; Opeloye Ogunbowale A, Lagos State; and Essien Isaac Jeremiah, Akwa Ibom State.

Others are: Elizabeth Ama Oji, Ebonyi State; Arowosegbe Olukayode Ojo, Ondo State; Ogbuanya Nelson Chukwudi, Enugu State; Bashir Zaynab Mohammed, Niger State; Galadima Ibrahim Suleiman, Nasarawa State; Basi Paul Ahmed, Borno State; Danjidda Salisu Hamisu, Kano State; Hamman Idi Polycarp, Taraba State; Damulak Kiyersohot Dashe, Plateau State; Alkali Bashar Attahiru, Sokoto State; and Mustapha Tijjani, Jigawa State.

The statement also said the new judges will be sworn in at the Supreme Court by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Friday July 14 by 3pm.

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