Jonathan nominates Aloma Mariam Mukhtar as new Chief Justice of Nigeria



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President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated Justice Aloma  Mariam Mukhtar as the new Chief  Justice of Nigeria.The  nomination was conveyed in a letter forwarded to the Senate President, David Mark.

Justice Mukhtar will become the first female Chief Justice of the Nigeria upon confirmation.Her nomination comes  ahead of the retirement of  incumbent CJN Justice Dahiru  Musdapher.

Jonathan also nominated  two more Justices to be elevated to the apex Court.They  are  Kumai Bayang Akaahs (North West) and Justice Stanley Shenko Alagoa (South South) .This  elevation follows the impending retirement of  Hon. Justice F. F. Tabai along with Justice Musdapher.


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