BREAKING:Judges Appointment: 164 Senior Lawyers apply for 15 Federal High Court Judges Vacancy

RE: APPOINTMENT OF FIFTEEN ADDITIONAL JUDGES FOR THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT BENCH: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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Pursuant to a request received from the Honourable Chief Judge of the Federal High Court requesting nominations of suitable candidates for appointment to the Federal High Court Bench from the following states: Akwa-Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Ekiti, Enugu, FCT, Kaduna, Katsina, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Rivers, Sokoto and Zamfara States, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) issued a circular on 7th January, 2022 requesting its members who are interested in being nominated to forward their expressions of interest.

The NBA has received expressions of interest from 164 of its members. In its commitment to ensuring that the process for the appointment of judicial officers of our superior courts is made more transparent and that only persons of the appropriate character and reputation are appointed to the Bench, the NBA hereby publishes the list of the 164 potential appointees who submitted their expressions of interest.

We kindly request that members of the Bar and the general public who know of any reason why any of the persons listed in the table below should not be considered for appointment to the Federal High Court Bench should forward a petition stating their reasons in the manner and on the date and time set out below:

Deadline for Submission of Petition: 9th February, 2022

Mode of Submission: Hard Copy at the National Secretariat of the NBA, Plot 1101, Mohammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District or Soft Copy, legal@nigerianbar.org.ng

Addressee:

The President
Nigerian Bar Association c/o Grace Igyo, Esq.
Head, Legal Services Department
Nigerian Bar Association, National Secretariat
Plot 1101 Cadastral Zone A00
Central Business District
Abuja.

NOTE: All petitions should include proof of the sender’s identity. Anonymous petitions will not be considered.

 

Dr. Babatunde Ajibade, SAN, FCIArb
Chairman
Judiciary Committee
3/2/2022

 

LIST OF POTENTIAL APPOINTEES

LIST OF POTENTIAL APPOINTEES

 



 

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