JUSUN: Swearing in of New Court of Appeal Justices Postponed until Further Notice

Judicial Vacancy

The swearing in of the newly appointed Justices of the Court of Appeal will no longer hold as scheduled in view of the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN.

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad was scheduled to inaugurate the elevated judicial officers on Thursday, 29th of April, 2021 at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja.

“The swearing in will come up on a later date yet to be announced”, a source told The Loyal Nigerian Lawyer.

JUSUN’S strike commenced on April 6 to press home the demand for financial autonomy of the judiciary.

Below are the names of the new Justice-designates with their states of origin and current positions.

1. Mohammed Danjuma (Niger State), Grand Kadi of the Niger State Sharia Court of Appeal
2. Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo (Plateau), a judge of the High Count of Plateau State
3.Abdul-Azeez Waziri (Adamawa), a judge of the High Court of Adamawa State
4. Yusuf A. Bashir (Taraba), a judge of the High Court of Taraba State
5. Usman A. Musale (Yobe), a judge of the High Court of the F C.T., Abuja
6. Ibrahim Wakili Jauro (Yobe), a judge of the High Court of Yobe State
7. Abba Bello Mohammed (Kano State), a judge of the High Court of the F C.T., Abuja.
8. Bature Isah Gafai (Katsina), a judge of the Federal High Court
9. Danlami Zama Senchi (Kebbi), a judge of the High Court of the F C T., Abuja
10. Mohammed Lawal Abubakar (Sokoto), a judge of the High Court of Sokoto State
11. Hassan Muslim Sule (Zamfara), a judge of the Federal High Court
12. Kenneth Ikechukwu Amadi (Imo), a judge of the High Court of Imo State
13. Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen (Bayelsa), a judge of the High Court of the F.C.T., Abuja
14. Sybil Onyeji Gbagi (Delta), a judge of the High Court of Lagos State
15. Olasunbo Goodluck (Lagos), a judge of the High Court of the F.C.T., Abuja
16. Adebukola Banjoko (Ogun), a judge of the High Court of the F.C.T., Abuja
17. Olabode Adegbehingbe (Ondo), a judge of the High Court of Ondo State
18. Bola Samuel Ademola (Ondo), a judge of the High Court of Ondo State.

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