Osinbajo appoints 19 Industrial Court judges

Osinbajo appoints 19 Industrial Court judges
July 12 09:05 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment 19 judges for the National Industrial Court.

The approval was according to NJC spokesman, Soji Oye, based on recommendation by the National Judicial Council.

The new judges appointed from 19 states of the federation would be sworn in on Friday.

They are, Targema John Iorngee (Benue); Namtari Mahmood Abba (Adamawa); Nweneka Gerald Ikechi (Rivers); Kado Sanusi (Katsina); Adeniyi Sinmisola Oluyinka (Ogun); Abiola Adunola Adewemimo (Osun); Opeloye Ogunbowale (Lagos); Essien Isaac Jeremiah (Akwa Ibom); and Elizabeth Ama Oji (Ebonyi).

Others are, Arowosegbe Olukayode Ojo (Ondo); Ogbuanya Nelson S. Chukwudi (Enugu); Bashir Zaynab Mohammed (Niger); Galadima Ibrahim Suleiman (Nasarawa); Bassi Paul Ahmed (Borno); Danjidda Salisu Hamisu (Kano); Hamman Idi Polycarp (Taraba); Damulak Kiyersohot Dashe (Plateau); Alkali Bashar Attahiru (Sokoto); and Mustapha Tijjani (Jigawa).

“They will be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Hon. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen, GCON, on Friday, 14th of July, 2017, by 3pm at the Supreme Court of Nigeria,” the statement read in part.