The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the elevation of 11 Justices to the Supreme Court bench. The legal body took the decision at its meeting that was held in Abuja yesterday.
The Council, in a statement it made available to newsmen through its Director, Information, Mr. Soji Oye, said it considered the list of candidates that was presented by its Interview Committee, and at the end of deliberations, recommended the 11 Justices for the apex court bench.
It gave names of the successful candidates as; Justice Jummai Hannatu Sankey; Justice Chidiebere Nwaoma Uwa, Justice Chioma Egondu Nwosu-Iheme; Hon. Justice Haruna Simon Tsammani; Justice Moore Aseimo A. Adumein; Justice Obande Festus Ogbuinya; Justice Stephen Jonah Adah; Justice Habeeb Adewale O. Abiru; Justice Jamilu Yammama Tukur; Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar and Justice Mohammed Baba Idris.