NJC Appoints 60 Judges For 25 States

The National Judicial Council has just released the statement below announcing the appointment of 60 judicial officers in 25 states of the federation.

The statement was made available to reporters in Abuja on Friday by NJC’s Director of Information, Soji Oye.

Read full statement below.

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16 MARCH, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

The under-listed are the names of the Sixty (60) successful Judicial Officers recommended by the National Judicial Council at its 85th Meeting to their various State Governors.

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  1. APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE, ONDO STATE
  2. i) Hon. Justice O. O. Akerodolu
  3. APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE, PLATEAU STATE
  4. i) Hon. Justice Yakubu Gyang Dakwak

 

  1. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, ADAMAWA STATE
  2. i) Danladi Muhammed
  3. ii) Fatima Ahmed Tafida

iii) Bulila Ladukiya Ikharo

  1. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, AKWA-IBOM STATE
  2. i) Bassey Bassey Nkanang
  3. ii) Uwem Freedom Ibritam
  4. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT, BENUE STATE
  5. i) Josephine Mbayan Ayua

 

  1. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, CROSS RIVER STATE
  2. i) Imelda Etope Bassey
  3. ii) Obo Awusa Obo

iii) Emmanuel Ubua Agianpuye

  1. APPOINTMENT OF FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, DELTA STATE
  2. i) Dafe Celestina Idise (Mrs)
  3. ii) Egwu Joe (Mr)

iii) Okorodas Anthony Ezonfade (Dr)

  1. iv) Ideh Blessing Adaoleh (Mrs)
  2. v) Edun Ajueyitsi Joshua (Mr)
  3. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, EDO STATE
  4. i) Irobosa O. A. Omotosho (Mrs)
  5. ii) Mr Aigbona T. Momodu
  6. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, SOKOTO STATE
  7. i) Kabiru Ibrahim Ahmed
  8. ii) Isah Muhammed Bargaja
  9. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) HIGH COURT JUDGE, BAUCHI STATE
  10. i) Adamu Muhammed Kafin-Madaki, Esq
  11. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) HIGH COURT JUDGES, ENUGU STATE
  12. i) Mrs Joy Lynda Chiama Okibe
  13. ii) Mrs Veronica Chinyere Ajogwu

iii) Mrs Esther Nnenna Nkechi Alukwu

  1. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, YOBE STATE
  2. i) Musa Kyari Kachalla
  3. ii) Karima Bulama Yusuf
  4. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, ANAMBRA STATE
  5. i) Emeka Samuel Nri-Ezedi, Esq
  6. ii) Obiora Azuka Nwabunike, Esq
  7. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) HIGH COURT JUDGES, EBONYI STATE
  8. i) Onwosi Uwabunkeonye
  9. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) HIGH COURT JUDGES, LAGOS STATE
  10. i) Pinheiro Yetunde Rukayat
  11. ii) Ogunjobi Olukayode Ola

iii) Soladoye Abiola Oladunni

  1. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, RIVERS STATE
  2. i) Augusta Uche K. Chuku
  3. ii) Ollor Godwin Osaronu
  4. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) HIGH COURT JUDGES, ZAMFARA STATE
  5. i) Kabiru Umaru
  6. ii) Habibu Mikalilu
  7. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, JIGAWA STATE
  8. i) Dr. Bala Musa
  9. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KATSINA STATE
  10. i) Sa’idu Usman Muhammad
  11. ii) Mohammed Lawal Omar

iii) Mustapha Sani Saulawa

  1. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KWARA STATE
  2. i) Oniye Adebayo Mas’ud
  3. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, SOKOTO STATE
  4. i) Kasimu Yusuf
  5. ii) Umar Liman Abdullahi Sifawa
  6. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, ZAMFARA STATE
  7. i) Muhammad Shehu Turawa Shinkafi
  8. ii) Kabir Muhammad Hafiz
  9. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KEBBI STATE
  10. i) Muhammad Sani Randale
  11. ii) Usman Abdullahi S. Kudu
  12. APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) JUDGES, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, OYO STATE
  13. i) Abimbola Ayodeji Olatunji-Daniel
  14. ii) Abdul Ganiyu Tajudeen Muhammad

iii) Oyafajo Mikail Afolabi

  1. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, RIVERS STATE
  2. i) Legor Torbira Senewo
  3. ii) Onyiri Frank

Soji Oye, Esq.

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