NJC recommends appointment of 4 Heads of Court, 64 Judicial Officers, 2 Kadis

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National Judicial Council, NJC has recommends appointment of four Heads of Court, sixty-four Judicial Officers for states and FCT High Courts and two Kadis, Sharia Court of Appeal.
The recommendation is contain in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja and signed by the Director of Information of the Council, Mr. Soji Oye.
NJC under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad CFR, at its 91st meeting held online, considered the list of candidates presented by its interview committee and resolved to recommend the under-listed names of seventy successful candidates to their respective state Governors for appointment as Heads of Courts and other Judicial Officers in Nigeria.
They are as follows:

  1. APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENT, COURT OF APPEAL
    Hon. Justice M. B. Dongban
  2. APPOINTMENT OF GRAND KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, JIGAWA STATE
    Hon. Kadi Muhammad Sani Salihu
  3. APPOINTMENT OF GRAND KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, SOKOTO STATE
    Hon. Kadi Muhammad Tambari Usman
  4. APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, OYO STATE
    i) Hon. Justice Aderonke Adekemi Aderemi
  5. APPOINTMENT OF EIGHT (8) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, LAGOS STATE
    Olatokun Dorcas TaiwoOshoala Yhaqub GbadeboOlukolu RasulOguntade Omotola IbironkeOlaitan Sharafa AbioyePokanu AdeniyiAshade Ezekiel OluwoleSule Amzat Olufunke
  6. APPOINTMENT OF FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, DELTA STATE
    Aaron IghoverioEmmanuel Zimi DolorOnome Marshal UmukoroAgboje Veronica OkaEnenmo Onyeawuli Ferdinard
  7. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, JIGAWA STATE
    Musa UbaleHussaina Adamu Aliyu
  8. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, ABIA STATE
    i) Chiemezie Chido Nwakanma
    ii) Philomena Onyeje Nweka
  9. APPOINTMENT OF FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KWARA STATE
    i) Olanipekun Sherifat Bola
    ii) Funsho Dada Lawal
    iii) Hussein Toyin Kawu
    iv) Nureni Kuranga
    v) Umar Zikki Jibril
  10. APPOINTMENT OF FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KADUNA STATE
    i) Amina Ahmad Bello
    ii) Ambo Yakubu John
    iii) Andow Edward
    iv) Rabi Salisu Oladoja
  11. APPOINTMENT OF ONE (1) JUDGE, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, ABIA STATE.
    i) Phoebe Eva Alvan Okoronkwo
  12. APPOINTMENT OF THIRTY-THREE (33) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, FCT
    Muhammad Mustapha Adamu, Madugu Mohammed Alhaji, Josephine Obanor Enobie, Kayode Agunloye, Enenche Eleojo, Nwabulu Ngozika Chineze, Abubakar Babashani, Aminu Muhammad Abdullahi, Nwecheonwu Chinyere Elewe, Ibrahim Mohammed, Sadia Mu’azu Mayana, Mimi Anne, Katsina Alu-Apena, Kanyip Rosemary Indinya, Aliyu Yunusa Shafa, Mohammed Zubairu.
    Others are Binta Dogonyaro, Christopher Opeyemi ObaAdeyemi, Ajayi Jadesola, Abubakar Husseini Musa, Adelaja Oluyemisi Ikeolupo, Mohammed Idris Sani, Frances Erhuvwu Messiri, Fatima Abubakar Aliyu, Jude Ogor Onwuegbuzie, Hamza Mu’azu, Edward Ajenu E. OkpeAgashieze Cyprian OdinakaFashola Akeem AdebowaleAliyu Halilu AhmedHassan Maryam AliyuHafsat Lawan Abba-AliyuOlufola Olufolashade OshinNjideka K. Nwosu-Iheme
  13. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KATSINA STATE
    i) Muhammad Ashiru Sani
    ii) Safiya Umar Badamasi
  14. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, ADAMAWA STATE
    i) Musa Usman
    ii) Kyanson Samuel Lawson
  15. APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) KADIS SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KATSINA STATE
    i) Adam Salihu Yarima
    ii) Muhammed Adam Makiyu
    All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after approval by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, their respective State Governors and confirmation by the respective State House of Assembly.

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