Buhari Approves Appointment of 18 Appeal Court Justices (See Full List)

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Buhari Approves Appointment of 18 Appeal Court Justices (See Full List)

 

 

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 new Justices for the Court of Appeal.

The approval was sequel to the recommendation of the Chief justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council Justice Ibrahim Muhammad in March to Buhari.

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, in a letter to the CJN, said that Buhari has given his approval.

He said, “l am pleased to advise you that, pursuant to Section 237 and Section 238 of the 1999 constitution, His Excellency, Mr. President has approved the appointment of the following jurists as Justices of the Court of Appeal, subject to their official seniority at the Bench.

“Kindly advise the newly appointed Justices of the Court of Appeal accordingly and, also, extend to their Lordships, our best wishes on their appointment. Please accept the assurances of my highest regards.”

The Judges are:

Bature Isah Gafai
Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo
Waziri Abdul-Azeez
Yusuf Alhaji Bashir
Usman A. Musale
Jauro Ibrahim Wakili
Abba Bello Mohammed
Mohammed Danjuma
Danlami Zama Senchi
Mohammed Lawal Abubakar
Hassan Muslim Sule
Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu
Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen
Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi
Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck
Banjoko Adebukunola
Adeoti Ibironke
Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe
Bola Samuel Ademola

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