NJC Recommends Clara Kataps, Kazera Kodiya As Judges of Taraba High Court.
Musa Affos (Rhapsodi)
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the elevation of the Chief registrar of Taraba High court, Barr (Mrs) Clara Jummai Kataps and Kazera Kodiya as Judges of the Taraba state high court.
Frontline News Blog gathered that the NJC recommendation was part of the resolution made at the 2nd virtual meeting of the council held on August 11 and 12, 2020 respectively.
According to the Information posted on their official website on August 14, it gave the names of those recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment into the bench of the Supreme Court as; Justice Tijjani Abubakar (North-East Zone), Justice Mohammed L. Garba (North-West Zone), Justice Abdu Aboki (North-West Zone) and Justice Mohammed M. Saulawa (North-west Zone).
The information signed by the Director Information, NJC, Mr Soji Oye, noted that the Supreme Court of Nigeria currently have a total number of 12 Justices including the Chief Justice of Nigeria, consisting of two (2) Justices from North Central, one (1) from the North East, one (1) from North West, three (3) from South East, one (1) from the South South and three (3) from the South West.
Below it reads
APPOINTMENT CHIEF JUDGE, YOBE STATE
Justice Gumna Kashim Kaigama
APPOINTMENT OF GRAND KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KATSINA STATE
Kadi Muhammed Abubakar
APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, IMO STATE
i) Justice Mathew Emeka Njoku
APPOINTMENT OF SIX (6) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, KANO STATE
Jamilu Shehu Suleiman
Maryam Ahmen Sabo
Sanusi Ado Ma’aji
Abdu Maiwada Abubakar
Hafsat Yahaya Sani
APPOINTMENT OF TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, TARABA STATE
Clara Jummai Kataps
Kazera Blessing Kodiya
APPOINTMENT OF FOUR (4) KADIS SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KADUNA STATE
Muhammad Aminu Danjuma
Muhammad Tukur Rashid
Muhammad Nasir Sidi
APPOINTMENT OF THREE (3) JUDGES, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, DELTA STATE
i) Gabriel Nkeiruka Dele Okafor
ii) Grace Abanre Ibiye
iii) Jessica Susan Gberevbie
All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after approval by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and their respective State Governors and confirmation by the National Assembly and the respective State House of Assemblies.