See full list of 26 Appeal Court justices appointed by NJC

The National Judicial Council under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice I. T. Muhammad has appointed 26 judges as justices of Court of Appeal and heads of court in Nigeria.

This was contained in a press statement signed by NJC Director of Information, Soji Oye, on Friday.

Oye stated that the decision, which was taken at the NJC’s 94th meeting held from 17 to 18 March, considered the list of candidates presented by its interview committee.

He further noted that the NJC consequently resolved to recommend the judges to President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the governors of Rivers, Nasarawa, Kogi, Jigawa, Ebonyi and Delta States.

“All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after approval by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and their respective State Governors and confirmation by the National Assembly and the respective States Houses of Assembly,” he said.

They are as follows:

18 APPEAL COURT JUSTICES

i) Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai

ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo

iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez

iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir

v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale

vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili

vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed

viii) Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma

ix) Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi

x) Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar

xi) Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule

xii) Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu

xiii) Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen

xiv) Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi

xv) Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck

xvi) Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke

xvii) Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe

xviii) Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola

ABUJA CHIEF JUDGE

Hon. Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi

CHIEF JUDGE, RIVERS STATE

Hon. Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi

CHIEF JUDGE, NASARAWA STATE

Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu

CHIEF JUDGE, KOGI STATE

Hon. Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu

CHIEF JUDGE, JIGAWA STATE

Hon. Justice Umar Maigari Sadiq

CHIEF JUDGE, EBONYI STATE

Hon. Justice Ngene Anagu Elvis

CHIEF JUDGE, DELTA STATE

Hon. Justice Theresa T. Obiajulu Ogochukwu Diai

PRESIDENT OF DELTA CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL

Hon. Justice Patience Onuwa Elumeze

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