The National Judicial Council (NJC) has finally recommended 11 successful justices for appointment to the bench of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
The Council on Wednesday evening made the recommendation along with six Heads of Courts and 26 other Judicial Officers
The new justices for the apex court were unveiled by the NJC at its 104 meeting on December 6, 2023, held in Abuja.
The unveiling came barely two weeks after the Chairman of the Council and Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Olukayode Ariwoola revealed that the apex court would, in his own time, get 21 constitutionally prescribed full complements.
A statement by the NJC Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye, listed those recommended to include Justices Jummai Hannatu Sankey, Chidiebere Nwaoma Uwa, Chioma Egondu Nwosu-Iheme, Haruna Simon Tsammani and Moore Aseimo A. Adumein.
The rest are Justices Obande Festus, Ogbuiny Stephen, Jonah Adah, Habeeb Adewale O. Abiru, Jamilu Yammama Tukur, Abubakar Sadiq and Umarand Mohammed Baba Idris.