The Nigerian Senate confirmed the appointment of eight Justices of the Supreme Courtroom at Tuesday’s plenary after a passable report by its Committee.
The Justices who had been confirmed are:
Hon. Justice M. Lawal Garba – Northwest
Hon. Justice Helen M. Ogunwunmiju – Southwest
Hon. Justice Abdu Aboki – Northwest
Hon. Justice L. M. M. Saulawa
Hon. Justice Adamu Jarre – Northeast
Hon. Justice Samuel C. Oseji – South-South
Hon. Justice Tijjani Abubakar – Northeast
Hon. Justice Emmanuel A. Agim – South-South
Contributing to the talk after the report was introduced by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Authorized Issues, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Senator James Ebiowo Supervisor expressed satisfaction for an intensive report.
“From all indications, the Committee has achieved an excellent work and as you all know, appointment of Justices of the Courtroom of Attraction is a course of and significantly that the related sections of the legislation had been cited.
“I commend President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing the 8 Justices at a single stretch.
“I additionally wish to commend the Committee for doing an intensive job having identified the complexities concerned.”
In his contribution earlier than lending assist for affirmation, Senate Deputy President, Ovie Omo-Agege defined that there was no petition from the members of the general public to the Committee towards any of the nominees, saying that the state of affairs made them honorable for affirmation.
“I applaud the Justices nominees as a result of there was no petition despatched to the Committee opposing their nomination because of electoral issues whereas on the Courtroom of Attraction seat.
Senator Gabriel Suswam who’s a member of the Committee confirmed to the Senate that the nominees had been totally screened, stressing that they need to be confirmed with out hesitation.
“As a member of the Committee, I rise to assist the report that they need to be confirmed.
“Mr. President, we screened them and I wish to say that these are males of honour and I ask that this Senate do approve their nomination with none hesitation. ”
After they had been confirmed by the Committee of the entire, Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan urged the Federal Authorities to make funds out there to the judiciary to allow them discharge their duties.