Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 19 Judges for National Industrial Court.
The appointment was on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.
According to a statement by the NJC’s Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye, the Judges will be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Hon. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen on Friday, 14th July, 2017, at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
The newly appointed judges are Targema John Iorngee – Benue State, Namtari Mahmood Abba – Adamawa State, Nweneka Gerald Ikechi – Rivers State, Kado Sanusi – Katsina State, Adeniyi Sinmisola Oluyinka – Ogun State and Abiola Adunola Adewemimo – Osun State.
Others are Opeloye Ogunbowale A. – Lagos State, Essien Isaac Jeremiah – Akwa-Ibom State, Elizabeth Ama Oji – Ebonyi State, Arowosegbe Olukayode Ojo – Ondo State, Ogbuanya Nelson S. Chukwudi – Enugu State and Bashir Zaynab Mohammed – Niger State.
Also on the list are Galadima Ibrahim Suleiman – Nasarawa State, Bassi Paul Ahmed – Borno State, Danjidda Salisu Hamisu – Kano State, Hamman Idi Polycarp – Taraba State, Damulak Kiyersohot Dashe – Plateau, Alkali Bashar Attahiru – Sokoto State and Mustapha Tijjani – Jigawa State