New President Court of Appeal: NJC forwards 3 names to Jonathan



Aloma MukhtarFresh facts reaching our newsroom said the National Judicial Council ,NJC has forwarded three names to President Goodluck Jonathan for appointment as President .Sources said the names were forwarded after a of the NJC on Thursday.

It was learnt that the justices nominated for President Jonathan to appoint include Justice Dalhatu Adamu (Presiding Justice Kaduna Division); Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (Acting PCA) and Justice Amiru Sanusi (Presiding Justice Abuja Division).The president is expected to select one of them as the substantive PCA.

According to insiders move has the traditional way of choosing the President .

line with its tradition, the National Judicial Council,NJC has at the end of their on Thursday , decided to forward the names of the three most senior Justices of the Court of seniority to the President for appointment as President, . The President of traditionally chooses the most senior for the substantive appointment”, Newsdiaryonline was told.

report came on the heels of suspension and sack of some justices on the grounds of alleged gross misconduct.

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