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Goje Yahaya Hamman appointed as Judge, Taraba State High Court




 The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appointed as Judge, Taraba State High Court Goje Yahaya Hamman, just as it recommended four Justices of the Court of Appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as justices of the apex court.
Mr Soji Oye, Esq, the Director of Information disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
Those justices include Adamu Jauro, from the North-east zone; Emmanuel A. Agim, South-south zone; C. Oseji, South-south zone and Helen M. Ogunwumiju from the South-west zone.
Also recommended for appointment as substantive Chief Judge of the Federal High Court is Justice John Tsoho, who has been on acting capacity since July this year.
He said that NJC under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee and resolved to also recommend the justices to the Governors of Edo, Ondo, Akwa-Ibom, Kogi, Anambra, Taraba, Abia, Osun, Nasarawa and Jigawa.
He said that 22 successful candidates in all were for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court, Heads of Courts and other Judicial Officers in Nigeria.
Others are Justice Esther A. Edigin as Chief Judge, Edo State High Court and Justice Eunice A. Alade as the President, Customary Court of Appeal, Ondo State.
Other appointments include Mathias Olusegun Agboola, Sikiru Adeposi Oke, Olorunfemi Judith Ajanaku, Lawrence Olawale Arojo as Osun State High Court Judges.
Bawa S. Baba as Judge, Nasarawa State High Court, Nkeruwem Martin Obot, Judge, Akwa-Ibom State High Yahaya Adamu, Judge, Kogi State High Court.
Two Judges appointed for Anambra State High Court are Onyinye Samuel Anumonye and Victoria Toochukwu Nwoye while has Benson Anya, Enyinnaya Okezie and Adiele Ogbonna as Abia State High Court Judges.
Goje Yahaya Hamman appointed as Judge, Taraba State High Court and Ibrahim Alhaji Ya’u as Kadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State.
He said that all the appointed Justices and Judges are expected to be sworn in after the approval of the President and their respective state Governors and or confirmation by the Senate and state Houses of Assembly, as the case may be.

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