Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr, son of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, alongside 22 others, will on Wednesday October 4, 2023, be sworn-in as new Judges of the Federal High Court.
The other Judges to be inaugurated are: Dipeolu Deinde Isaac from Ogun State; Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola from Ekiti State; Agbaje Olufunmilola Adetutu from Lagos State; Musa Kakaki from Kaduna State; Abdullahi Muhammad Dan-Ige from Sokoto State; and Sharon Tanko Ishaya from Kebbi State.
Others are Salim Olasupo Ibrahim from Ogun State; Yilwa Hauwa Joseph from Gombe State; Wigwe-Oreh Chituru Joy from Rivers State; Owoeye Alexander Oluseyi from Kogi State; Anyalewa Onoja-Alapa from Benue State; Amina Aliyu Mohammad from Katsina State; Abiodun Jordan Adeyemi from Kwara State; Hauwa Buhari from Federal Capital Territory; and Aishatu Auta Ibrahim from Borno State.
The rest are Hussaini Dadan-Garba from Bauchi State; Ibrahim Ahmad Kala from Gombe State; Mashkur Salisu from Zamfara State; Onah Chigozie Sergius from Enugu State; Egbe Raphael Joshua from Bayelsa State; Ekerete Udofot Akpan from Akwa Ibom State; and Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam from Ebonyi State.
A statement by the Court’s Director of Press and Information on Sunday, Dr Festus Akande said that Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr. from Oyo State and the other Judges are to be inaugurated at the courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria by 11am.
Meanwhile, a valedictory court session in honour of the late Justice Chima Centus Nweze of the Supreme Court has been slated for Tuesday, 10th October, 2023.
As customary, the Chief Justice of Nigeria will preside over the session which will, among other things, feature the presentation of tributes by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, and President of the Nigerian Bar Association, in honour of the departed Jurist.
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