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Buhari okays appointment of 30 new judges (PLUS: Names of the judges)

By News Express on 28/11/2015

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved the appointment of 30 new Judges for the Federal High Court on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.

This disclosure was made vide an electronic statement released by the Acting Director of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Barrister Soji Oye.

According to the electronic statement, the newly appointed judges include:

Hon. Justice Yellin S. Bogoro (Bauchi), State; Rosemary O. Dugbo Oghoghorie (Delta State), Taiwo Obayomi Taiwo (Ogun State), Ibrahim Watila (Borno State), Mallong Peter Hoommuk (Plateau State), Isa Hamma Adama Dashen (Adamawa  State), Hassan Dikko (Kebbi State) Jude Kanyioh Dagat (Kaduna State); Olayinka Olusegun Tokode (Osun State); Simon Akpah Amobeda (Kogi State); Jane Egienanwan Inyang (Cross River State); Daniel Emeka Osiagor – Rivers State; Prof. Chuka Austine Obiozor (Anambra State)

Others are Iniekenimi Nicholas Oweib (Bayelsa State); Hassan Muslim Sule (Zamfara State), Hadiza Rabiu Shagari (Sokoto State); Saleh Kogo Idrissa (Yobe State); Joyce Obehi Abdulmalik (Edo State), Hillary Ide Osho Oshomah (Edo State),  Fadima Murtala Aminu (Adamawa State), Toyin Bolaji Adegoke (Kwara State); James Kolawole Omotosho (Ogun State), Nehizena Idemudia Ekunwe (Edo State), Stephen Daylop Pam (Plateau State), Akintayo Aluko (Ekiti State); Dr. Nnamdi O. Dimgba (Abia State); Emeka Nwite (Ebonyi State); Abdulazeez M.Z. Anka (Zamfara State); Abdu Dogo (FCT) and Adamu Turaki Muhammed (Jigawa State).

•Sourced from The Guardian on Saturday. Photo shows Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mahmud Mohammed.


Source News Express

Posted 28/11/2015 06:12:35 AM


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