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NJC Recommends Appointment of 23 Federal High Court Judges

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The National Judicial Council, at its 103rd Meeting presided over by Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, GCON, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee and at the end of deliberation, recommended the appointment of twenty three judges for the Federal High Court.

 The Council also recommended the appointment of a Grand Kadi and Kadis for the Sharia Courts of Appeal of Kaduna and Kano State respectively.

 The list as published by Soji Oye, Esq, the Director, Information are as follows:

  1. GRAND KADI, KADUNA STATE
  • Kadi Muhammad Aminu Danjuma

 TWENTY-THREE (23) JUDGES, FEDERAL HIGH COURT

  • Ekerete Udofot Akpan
  • Hussaini Dadan-Garba
  • Egbe Raphael Joshua
  • Anyalewa Onoja-Alapa
  • Aishatu Auta Ibrahim
  • Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam
  • Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola
  • Onah Chigozie Sergius
  • Hauwa Buhari
  • Ibrahim Ahmad Kala
  • Hauwa Joeph Yilwa
  • Amina Aliyu Mohammed
  • Sharon Tanko Ishaya
  • Chituru Joy Wigwe-Oreh
  • Musa Kakaki
  • Owoeye Alexander Oluseyi
  • Abiodun Jordan Adeyemi
  • Agbaje Olufunmilola Adetutu
  • Salim Olasupo Ibrahim
  • Dipeolu Deinde Isaac
  • Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr
  • Abdullahi Muhammad Dan-Ige
  • Mashkur Salisu
  1. FOUR (4) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KANO STATE
  • Muhammad Adam Kadem
  • Salisu Muhammad Isa
  • Isa Idris Sa’id
  • Aliyu Muhammad Kani

According to the publication, all recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after the approval of the NJC recommendations to the President and their respective State Governors and or confirmation by their State Houses of Assembly, as the case may be.

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