The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola will swear in twenty-three newly appointed judges of the Federal High Court on October 4th, 2023 being Wednesday.
In a statement released on October 1st, 2023 by the Court’s Director of Press and Information, Dr Festus Akande, said that the Judges will take the oath of office at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at 11:00 am.
The statement also listed the names of the new judges which are as follows:
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
Sharon Tanko Ishaya from Kebbi State
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
Aishatu Auta Ibrahim from Borno State
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
Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr. from Oyo State
Ekerete Udofot Akpan from Akwa Ibom State, and
Ogazi Friday Nkemakonam from Ebonyi State
Dr. Akande also said a valedictory court session in honour of the late Justice Chima Centus Nweze will be held on Tuesday, October 10th, 2023 at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court at 10:00 am.
It will be recalled that Justice Nweze died on Saturday, 29th July, 2023 in Abuja after a brief illness at the age of 64 years.
The statement added, “As customary, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will preside over the session which will, among other things, feature the presentation of tributes by the Hon. 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.”