The National Judicial Commision has recommended the appointment of 11 Supreme Court Justices, one Justice of Court of Appeal, 6 Heads of Courts and 26 other Judicial Officers.
This was the consencus at the Councils 104 Meeting after considering the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee
According to a statement signed by the Director Of Information, Soji Oye, the council after much deliberations, recommended Justice Hannatu Sankey, Justice Chidiebere Uwa, Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, Justice Haruna Tsammani and
Justice Aseimo Adumein as Supreme court Justices.
Others are Justice Obande Ogbuinya, Justice Stephen Adah, Justice Habeeb Abiru, Justice Jamilu Tukur, Justice Abubakar Umar, and Justice Mohammed Idris.
The NJC also recommended Justice Mohammed Ramat as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.
Some heads of court nominated are Justice Joel Agya, as the Chief Judge Taraba State,
Justice Umar Abubakar, Chief Judge of Taraba State amongst others.
The Council has said that all recommended candidates to the Supreme Court Bench would be sworn-in after the approval of their recommendation by President Bola Tinubu and the subsequent confirmation of their appointment by the Senate.
NJC has also noted that the various Heads of Court recommended would also be sworn-in upon the approval of their appointment by their various State Governors and subsequent confirmation of same by their respective State Houses of Assembly.