CJN to swear in Wike’s wife, 21 others as Appeal Court justices

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

The Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola is set to swear in the newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal.

A statement by the Director of Information & Public Relations, Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr Akande Festus on Tuesday, said the new justices, alongside 11 new judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory will be sworn in by Ariwoola, on Wednesday, at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at 10:00 am.

Part of those to be sworn in is the wife of the FCT minister, Nyesome wike, and Justice Donatus Okorowo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, among others judges.

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.