Judges of the Supreme Court have now been reduced to 10 as Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad bows out of service.
In a statement yesterday, the Director of Information of the Supreme Court, Mr. Festus Akande, said the valedictory court session to mark the retirement of Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad will be held on Friday, October, 27 at the main courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at 10.00am.
Justice Muhammad was born on Tuesday, October 27, 1953, in Minna, capital of Niger, and was called to the bar on 2nd July, 1977 and he took the oath of office as Justice of the Supreme Court on 10th July, 2012.
With Justice Dattijo’s retirement, the justices expected to hear the pending appeals over the 2023 general elections are the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola; Justices Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, Inyang Okoro, Adamu Jauro, Uwani Musa Abba Aji, Lawal Garba, Helen M. Ogunwumiju, I.N. Saulawa, Tijjani Abubakar and Emmanuel Agim.