President appoints new Supreme Court Justice

This was disclosed on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, by the Acting Director of Information of the National Judicial Council, Soji Oye.

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Justice Amiru Sanusi as a Justice of the Supreme Court.

This was disclosed on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, by the Acting Director of Information of the National Judicial Council, Soji Oye.

The statement announcing Sanusi’s appointment reads:

“President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Amiru Sanusi, OFR as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.”

“Hon. Justice Aminu Sanusi, OFR will be sworn-in by the Honourable, the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed, GCON, on Thursday, the 14th day of May, 2015 at 11 am in the Supreme Court Complex.”

Sanusi’s appointment brings the number of Supreme Court Justices to 18.

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