Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Ariwoola Swears In Son, 22 Others As High Court Judges | #NwokeukwuMascot
|Justice Olukayode Ariwoola
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on Wednesday morning swore in his son Olukayode Jnr, and 22 others as new Judges of the Federal High Court.
The other Judges sworn in on Wednesday at the Supreme Court, Abuja are: Dipeolu Deinde Isaac from Ogun State; Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola from Ekiti State; Agbaje Olufunmilola Adetutu from Lagos State; Musa Kakaki from Kaduna State; Abdullahi Muhammad Dan-Ige from Sokoto State; and Sharon Tanko Ishaya from Kebbi State.
Others are; Salim Olasupo Ibrahim from Ogun State; Yilwa Hauwa Joseph from Gombe State; Wigwe-Oreh Chituru Joy from Rivers State; Owoeye Alexander Oluseyi from Kogi State; Anyalewa Onoja-Alapa from Benue State; Amina Aliyu Mohammad from Katsina State; Abiodun Jordan Adeyemi from Kwara State; Hauwa Buhari from Federal Capital Territory; and Aishatu Auta Ibrahim from Borno State.
The rest are; Hussaini Dadan-Garba from Bauchi State; Ibrahim Ahmad Kala from Gombe State; Mashkur Salisu from Zamfara State; Onah Chigozie Sergius from Enugu State; Egbe Raphael Joshua from Bayelsa State; Ekerete Udofot Akpan from Akwa Ibom State; and Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam from Ebonyi State.
SaharaReporters had reported how the National Judicial Council (NJC) appointed Justice Ariwoola’s son as a judge of the Federal High Court in July.
This was contained in a statement released by the Director of Information of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Soji Oye.
According to the statement, the new judge was appointed alongside one Grand Kadi, 23 Federal High Court judges, and four Kadis of Kano's Sharia Court of Appeal.
He stated that the new appointments were made at the conclusion of the council's 103rd meeting, which was held in Abuja and presided over by Justice Ariwoola.