CJN swears in 22 Appeal Court justices Wednesday


The newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal will be inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

In a statement by the Supreme Court Director of Information, Dr Festus Akande, the event will hold at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at 10:00am.

Scheduled to be inaugurated are: Abdullahi Muhammad Liman from Nasarawa State; Abiodun Azeem Akinyemi from Ogun State; Olukayode Adegbola Adeniyi from Oyo State; Zainab Bage Abubakar from Kebbi State; Isaq Mohammed Sani from Kaduna State and Lateef Babajide Lawal-Akapo from Lagos State; and Ngozika U. Okaisabor from Imo State respectively.

Others are Donatus Nwaezuoke Okorowo from Enugu State; Ruqayat Oremei Ayoola from Kogi State; Polycarp Terna Kwahar from Benue State; Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike from Rivers State; Fadawa Umaru from Borno State; Oyewumi Oyejoju Oyebiola from Oyo State and Ntong Festus Ntong from Akwa Ibom State.

Also on the list are Nehizena Idemudia Afolabi from Edo State; Nnamdi Okwy Dimgba from Abia State; Abdu Dogo from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; Abdulazeez M. Anka from Zamfara State; Owibunkeonye Onwosi from Ebonyi State; Asma’u Akanbi-Yusuf from Kwara State; Victoria Toochukwu Nwoye from Anambra State; and Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State.

All the justices would thereafter be assigned to commence performance of the their judicial functions.

The statement also added that the 12 newly appointed Judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory will also take their oaths of office same day, same venue.

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