NJC Appoints Three New Judges

The National Judicial Council has appointed three new high court judges in Nasarawa to further strengthen the state judiciary.

Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge of the state gave the names of the new judges as Mustapher Ramat-Abdulmumuni, Hanatu Mohammed and Abdulahi Ozegya, on Wednesday,.

He said the judges were  appointment to fill the offices left vacant by deceased judges and the establishment of new high courts.

“The appointment would go a long way towards decongesting the number of cases in the other high court thereby leading to the quick dispensation of justice,” he said.

He also said the appointment was done after the candidates had been screened by the state’s Judicial Service Commission.

The CJ said that the appointments were based on merit and added that the exercise followed due process.

Dikko commended the State Government for providing accommodation and vehicles for the new judges.

He promised that more courtrooms in the state would be renovated and enabling environment created for the judicial officers to do their work effectively.

 

Chinwe Aguobi

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