The Federal High now has 30 new judges following the approval of their appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari’s recommendation of the National Judicial Council, NJC, to the effect.
A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Soji Oye, NJC’s acting Director of Information, said the newly appointed judges will be sworn in on Wednesday by the Chief Justice of Nigeria,Justice Mahmud Mohammed.
The new judges are:
Justices Yellin Bogoro (Bauchi), Rosemary Oghoghorie (Delta), Taiwo Obayomi (Ogun), Ibrahim Watila (Borno), Mallong Hoommuk (Plateau),Isa Dashen (Adamawa), Hassan Dikko (Kebbi), Jude Dagat (Kaduna), Olayinka Tokode (Osun), Simon Amobeda (Kogi), Jane Inyang (Cross River), and Daniel Osiagor (Rivers states).
Others are: Professor Chuka Obiozor (Anambra), Iniekenimi Oweib (Bayelsa), Hassan Sule (Zamfara), Hadiza Shagari (Sokoto), Saleh Idisa (Yobe), Joyce Abdulmalik (Edo), Hillary Oshomah(Edo), Fatima Aminu (Adamawa), Toyin Adegoke (Kwara), James Omotosho (Ogun), Nehizena Ekunwe (Edo), and Stephen Pam (Plateau), Akintayo Aluko (Ekiti), Dr Nnamdi Dimgba (Abia), Emeka Nwite (Ebonyi), Abdulaziz Anka (Zamfara), Abdu Dogo (FCT), and Adamu Mohammed (Jigawa).