46 judicial officers have been recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) as heads of courts across the country.
Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement by Soji Oye, NJC spokesman.
According to Oye, the decision to recommend the judicial officers was taken at the 98th meeting of the council held between Tuesday and Wednesday.
The statement reads: “All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn in after approval of the NJC recommendations to their respective state governors and the respective state houses of assembly, as the case may be.”
The recommended judicial officers are listed as follows:
A) Chief judge, Imo state
i) Chukwuemeka-Chikeka Theresa Eberechukwu
B) Grand Kadi, Sharia court of appeal, Nasarawa state
i) Kadi Bahago Yusuf Abubakar Agwai II
C) President, customary court of appeal, Imo state
(i) Okorie Victor Uchenna
D) Judge, high court, Benue state
(i) Felicia Mnguashima Ikyegh
(ii) Omale Gabriel Anebi
(iii) Shishi John Mkoholga
E) Judge, high court, Jigawa state
(i) Auwal Ya’u
(ii) Mustapha Bello Adamu
F) Judge, high court, Delta state
(i) Diai Christopher Dumebi
(ii) Odebale Ekuogbe Baro
(iii) Gesikeme-Akebofah Angonumere Mary
G) Judge, high court, Plateau state
(i) Ladi Agyer Madaki
(ii) Longden Danladi Jacob
(iii) Elizabeth Ibrahim Angai
(iv) Samchi Dasplang Simon
H) Judge, high court, Kebbi state
(i) Hassan Shehu Kuwwa
(ii) Shamsudeen Jaafar
(iii) Maryam Abubakar Kaoje
I) Judge, high court, Adamawa state
(i) Ishaku Yakubu Haliru
(ii) Felix Daniel Nzarga
(iii) Abbas Adamu Hoban
(iv) Maxwell Tartius Pukuma
J) Judge, high court, Kogi state
(i) Clement Ohiani Kekere
(ii) Hawa Eleojo Yusufu
(iii) Isa Jamil Abdullahi
K) Judge, high court, Imo state
(i) Okereke Chinyere Ngozi
(ii) Onyekachi Michael Bless Chibueze
(iii) Antoinette Chinenye Onyeukwu
(iv) Innocent Chidi Ibeawuchi
(v) Alinnor Lotanna Chukwunyere Leo
(vi) Nwachukwu Obinna Emmanuel
L) Kadi, Sharia court of appeal, Plateau state
(i) Yahaya Mohammed Kanam
M) Kadi, Sharia court of appeal, Kebbi state
(i) Nasiru Umar Zagga
N) Kadi, Sharia court of appeal, Adamawa state
(i) Magaji Chiroma
(ii) Ibrahim Barkindo
O) Judge, customary court of appeal, FCT
(i) Yunusa Idris Kutigi
(ii) Muhammad Boyi Marafa
(iii) Ubom Unwana Sam
P) Judge, customary court of appeal, Delta state
(i) Akumagba Ete Francis
Q) Judge, customary court of appeal, Adamawa state
(i) Momsisuri Bemare Odo
(ii) Evaristus Paul
R) Judge, customary court of appeal, Kogi state
(i) Comfort Ekwuojo Toluwase
(ii) Paul Ade Olupeka
(iii) Shaibu Yakubu
S) Judge, customary court of appeal, Imo state
(i) Okafor Emeka Paulinus
(ii) Onuegbu Chinemerem Ucheoma
This article was originally published on Nigeria News
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