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CJN swears-in Wike’s wife, 21 others as Appeal Court judges

politicsnigeria.com 2024/7/25

The Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has sworn in the newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal.

The new justices were sworn in alongside 11 new judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria a few hours ago.

The wife of the FCT minister, Nyesom Wike, Justice Eberechi Wike, was one of the Appeal Court justices sworn in.

Wike was present at the occasion alongside the governors of Oyo and Ogun, Seyi Makinde and Dapo Abiodun.

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 respectively.

Others are 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; and Nnamdi Okwy Dimgba from Abia State.

The rest are 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; and Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State.

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