President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 12 Judges for the Federal High Court.
A statement from the deputy director, Information, of the National Judicial Council, stated that Jonathan approved the appointments following the recommendation of the NJC.
The judges are: Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Kebbi State, Suleiman A. Aliyu; Lagos-based private legal practitioners, Mrs. Oluremi Omowumi Oguntoyinbo and Nganjiwa Hyeladzira Ajiya; Secretary, National Judicial Institute Abuja, Mrs. Ayua Pheobe Msuean; and a Deputy Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Gombe State, Musa Haruna Kurya.
Others are: Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Sokoto State Mohammed Lawal Abubakar; an Abuja-based private legal practitioner Miss Uche Nma Agomoh; Chief Registrar, Federal High Court, Lagos, Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel; Deputy Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Imo State, Mrs. Evelyn N. Anyadike and Calabar-based private legal practitioner, Fatun O. Riman.
Also on the list are: Chief Magistrate, Rivers State Judiciary Mrs. Chinda Ruhuoma S. Adele and Deputy Chief Registrar, Federal High Court, Abuja, Mrs. Folashade O. Giwa-Ogunbanjo.
The statement added that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the NJC, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, will swear-in the Judges on Monday, May 28, 2012, at about 10 am.