Names of All the 11 Supreme Court Justices Tinubu Nominated for Confirmation

Names of All the 11 Supreme Court Justices Tinubu Nominated for Confirmation
Supreme Court of Nigeria
On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu reportedly transmitted the names of 11 Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria to the National Assembly for screening and confirmation, yesterday.

This was revealed in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, on the floor of the Red Chamber on Wednesday.

The names of the nominees were suggested by the Nigeria Judiciary Commission (NJC) who made the recommendation after receiving a list of 22 nominees to fill the vacant positions at the Supreme Court.

The names and geopolitical zones of the nominated justices have been revealed

The recommended Justices are Haruna Tsammani (North-east) who chaired the Presidential Election Petition Court, Moore Adumein (South-south), Jummai Sankey (North-central), Chidiebere Uwa (South-east), and Chioma Nwosu-Iheme (South-east)

Others are Obande Ogbuinya (South-east), Stephen Adah (North-central), Habeeb Abiru (South-west), JJamilu Tukur (North-west), Abubakar Umar (North-west) and Mohammed Idris (North-central).

They have now all been confirmed by the National Assembly before embarking on Christmas/New Year break.

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Published 12/21/2023 7:29:25 PM

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