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NJC recommends the appointment of 36 Judicial officers

 

Nigeria – The National Judicial Council, NJC, at its 95th Meeting of 15th, 16th September 2021, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee and recommend the under-listed names of Thirty-six (36) successful candidates to their respective State Governors for appointment as Heads of Courts and other Judicial Offices in Nigeria.

 
 
This development was disclosed in a statement by the NjC Director of Information, Soji Oye Esq.
According to statement, the recommended officials are: 1. CHIEF JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KOGI State.

i) Hon. Justice Richard O. Olorunfemi.

 

2. CHIEF JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, EDO STATE
i) Hon. Justice Joe Itsebaga Acha.

 

3. CHIEF JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, ONDO STATE
i) Hon. Justice Akintoroye Williams Akin.

 

4. CHIEF JUDGE, FCT, ABUJA
i) Hon. Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf.

 

5. CHIEF JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, AKWA-IBOM STATE
i) Hon. Justice Ekaette Francesca Fabian-Obot.

 

6. CHIEF JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, EKITI STATE
i) Hon. Justice J. O. Adeyeye.

 

7. GRAND KADI, YOBE STATE
i) Hon. Kadi Baba Gana Mahdi.

 

8. GRAND KADI, BAUCHI STATE
i) Umaru Ahmad Liman.

 

9. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, NASARAWA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Osagede Osado Emmanuel.

 

10. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, OYO STATE
i) Hon. Justice Mashud Akintunde Akinfemi Abass.

 

11. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, KOGI STATE
i) Siyaka Momoh Jimoh Usman.

 

12. THREE (3) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, GOMBE STATE
i) Zainab Abdulkadir Rasheed
ii) Abdussalam Muhammad
iii) Daurabo Suleiman Sikkam.

 

13. ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, AKWA-IBOM STATE
i) Effiong Asukwo Effiong.

 

14. ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, BAUCHI STATE
i) Nana Fatima Jibril.

 

15. ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KADUNA STATE
i) Abdulkarim Mahmud.

 

16. THREE (3) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KATSINA STATE
i) Kabir Shuaibu
ii) Ibrahim Ishaku Mashi
iii) Ibrahim Abubakar Mande.

 

17. ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, ONDO STATE
i) Professor Alero Akeredolu.

 

18. FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, OYO STATE
i) Olusola Adebisi Adetujoye
ii) Folabimpe Beatrice Segun Olakojo
iii) Professor Taiwo Elijah Adewale
iv) Kareem Adeyimika Adedokun.

 

19. THREE (3) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KOGI STATE
i) Abubakar Sule Ibrahim
ii) Abdullah Sulyman
iii) Aminu Ali Eri.

 

20. TWO (2) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, GOMBE STATE
i) Adamu Kuna Jibril
ii) Ahmed Baba Bala.

 

21. FOUR (4) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, BAUCHI STATE
i) Musa Sani Abubakar
ii) Mahdi Manga
iii) Khamis Al-Hamidallah Muhammad
iv) Sani Musa.

 

22. ONE (1) JUDGE, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, ONDO STATE
i) Orimisan James Okorisa.

 

23. ONE (1) JUDGE, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, OYO STATE
i) Ajadi Olubukola Omolayo.

 

All recommended candidates, Oye said, are expected to be sworn-in after approval by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and their respective State Governors and confirmation by the respective State House of Assembly.

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