BREAKING: Osinbajo approves 19 judges for National Industrial Court (full list)

BREAKING: Osinbajo approves 19 judges for National Industrial Court (full list)

- The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 19 judges for National Industrial Court

- The National Judicial Council had recommended the newly appointed judges for presidential approval

- The newly appointed judges would be sworn in on July 14 at the Supreme Court, in Abuja

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of nineteen judges for the National Industrial Court.

Premium Times reports that the approval by the Acting President was based on the recommendation made to him by the National Judicial Council.

NAIJ.com gathered that a statement signed by the NJC’s Director of information, Soji Oye, listed the judges as follows:

Targema John Iorngee – Benue state

Namtari Mahmood Abba – Adamawa state

Nweneka Gerald Ikechi – Rivers state

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Kado Sanusi – Katsina state

Adeniyi Sinmisola Oluyinka – Ogun state

Abiola Adunola Adewemimo – Osun state

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

Bashir Zaynab Mohammed – Niger state

Galadima Ibrahim Suleiman – Nasarawa state

Bassi Paul Ahmed – Borno state

Danjidda Salisu Hamisu – Kano state

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Hamman Idi Polycarp – Taraba state

Damulak Kiyersohot Dashe – Plateau state

Alkali Bashar Attahiru – Sokoto state

Mustapha Tijjani – Jigawa state

According to the statement, the newly appointed judges will be sworn in on July 14 at the Supreme Court, Abuja.

The NJC statement read in part, “They will be sworn-in by the Honourable, The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Hon. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen, GCON, on Friday, 14th July, 2017, by 3.00pm at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.”

NAIJ.com had previously reported that Osinbajo on Tuesday, February 21, named Adeyinka Asekun as a new non-career ambassadorial nominee.

Watch a NAIJ.com TV video of Osinbajo speaking about the issue of Biafra:

Source: Naij.com

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