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NJC appoints 60 judges in 25 states.

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Friday announced the appointment of 60 judicial officers for ratification by governors of their respective states.

Among the appointees were the Chief Judges of Ondo and Plateau States, Justices O.O Akeredolu and Yakubu Dakwak, respectively.

NJC's Director of Information, Mr. Soji Oye, said in a statement that the council made the recommendations at its 85th meeting.

Oye gave the names of those recommended for appointments as Chief Judges of Ondo and Plateau states, as well as the names of others for appointments as new judicial officers.

According to Oye, the three nominated for judges of Adamawa State High Court are, Danladi Muhammed, Fatima Ahmed Tafida ad Bulila Ladukiya Ikharo.

Two were recommended for appointment as Akwa Ibom State High Court judges. They are Bassey Bassey Nkanang and Uwem Freedom Ibritam .

Only Josephine Mbayan Ayua was recommended for appointment as Benue State High Court judge.

For Cross Rivers State High Courts, the successful candidates are Imelda Etope Bassey, Obo Awusa Obo, and Emmanuel Ubua Agianpuye.

For Edo State, the candidates recommended for appointments are Irobosa O. A. Omotosho And Aigbona T. Momodu.

For Sokoto State, the candidates are Kabiru Ibrahim Ahmed and Isah Muhammed Bargaja.

Only Adamu Muhammed Kafin-Madaki was recommended for Bauchi State High Court.

Delta State has the highest number of five nominees and the successful candidates are Dafe Celestina Idise, Egwu Joe, Okorodas Anthony Ezonfade (Dr.), Ideh Blessing Adaoleh , and Edun Ajueyitsi Joshua.

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Publication:Nigerian Tribune (Oyo State, Nigeria)
Date:Mar 17, 2018
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