CJN to Swear In 22 Justices of the Appeal Court

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, is set to swear in the newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal. The ceremony, scheduled for Wednesday at 10:00 am, will take place in the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

A statement by Dr. Akande Festus, Director of Information & Public Relations, Supreme Court of Nigeria, indicated that alongside the 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal, 11 new judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory will also be sworn in.

Among those to be sworn in are the wife of the FCT Minister, Nyesome Wike, and Justice Donatus Okorowo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

The newly appointed Justices are:
– Abdullahi Muhammad Liman from Nasarawa State
– Abiodun Azeem Akinyemi from Ogun State
– Olukayode Adegbola Adeniyi from Oyo State
– Zainab Bage Abubakar from Kebbi State
– Isaq Mohammed Sani from Kaduna State
– Lateef Babajide Lawal-Akapo from Lagos State
– Ngozika U. Okaisabor from Imo State
– Ruqayat Oremei Ayoola from Kogi State
– Polycarp Terna Kwahar from Benue State
– Fadawa Umaru from Borno State
– Oyewumi Oyejoju Oyebiola from Oyo State
– Ntong Festus Ntong from Akwa Ibom State
– Nehizena Idemudia Afolabi from Edo State
– Nnamdi Okwy Dimgba from Abia State
– Abdu Dogo from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
– Abdulazeez M. Anka from Zamfara State
– Owibunkeonye Onwosi from Ebonyi State
– Asma’u Akanbi-Yusuf from Kwara State
– Victoria Toochukwu Nwoye from Anambra State
– Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State

This significant event marks a crucial development in Nigeria’s judicial system as these new appointments aim to enhance the judiciary’s capacity to deliver justice effectively across the nation.


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