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CJN to Inaugurate 22 New Justices for Court of Appeal on July 10



Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

The newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal will be inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, on Wednesday, July 10.

They will be sworn in alongside 12 Judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory on the same day at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

The Director of Information and Press of the Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, confirmed in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja that the inauguration would take place at 10:00 am.


The new 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, and Ngozika U. Okaisabor from Imo State.

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Other appointees include Donatus Nwaezuoke Okorowo from Enugu State, Ruqayat Oremei Ayoola from Kogi State, Polycarp Terna Kwahar from Benue State, Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike from Rivers 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, and Nnamdi Okwy Dimgba from Abia State.

Additionally, Abdu Dogo from the 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, and Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State will also be inaugurated.

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Okereke Gabriel is a sports reporter and analyst with years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of Anatomy. He likes surfing the Internet, researching for new things about sports and education.

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