By Henry Umoru – Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, looking for the affirmation of eight Justices of the Courtroom of Attraction as Justices of the Supreme Courtroom of Nigeria.
The request was contained in a letter dated thirty first August 2020 and skim yesterday by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan throughout plenary.
Buhari within the letter mentioned that the request Based on the affirmation of the eight Justices to the Supreme Courtroom was in consonance with the provisions of part 231(2) of the 1999 Structure and the recommendation of the Nationwide Judicial Council.
The letter learn: “Pursuant to part 231(2) of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), and upon the recommendation of the Nationwide Judicial Council, I hereby current for affirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the underlisted Eight (8) Justices of the Courtroom of Attraction as Justices of the Supreme Courtroom of Nigeria, in line with their rating of seniority on the Courtroom of Attraction.”
They’re Hon. Justice Lawal Garba, North West; Hon. Justice Helen M. Ogunwumiju, South West; Hon. Justice Addu Aboki, North West; Hon. Justice I. M. M. Saulawa, North West; Hon. Justice Adamu Jauro, North East; Hon. Justice Samuel C. Oseji, South-South; Hon. Justice Tijjani Abubakar, North East; and Hon. Justice Emmanuel A. Agim, South-South.
In one other letter to the Senate, dated 14th September 2020, President Buhari can also be asking for the affirmation of the appointment of the Chairman, and Commissioners of the Nationwide Inhabitants Fee.
The letter learn: “In accordance with the availability of Part 154 of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I write to ahead for affirmation by the Senate, the underlisted names of twelve (12) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Nationwide Inhabitants Fee.
The appointees are Nasir Isa Kwara (Nasarawa), Chairman; Ali Silas Agara (Nasarawa); Mohammed Chiso A. Dottoji (Sokoto); Gidado Razak Folorunso (Kwara); Ibrahim Mohammed (Bauchi); Hon. Joseph Kwali Shazin (FCT); Ajayi Ayodeji Sunday (Ekiti); Garba A. G. Zakar (Jigawa); Mai Aliyu Muhammad (Yobe); Muhammad Muttaka Rini (Zamfara); Hon. Engr. Bala Almu Banya (Katsina); and Mrs. Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin (Lagos).
In one other letter learn by the President of the Senate, President Buhari is requesting for the affirmation of Ambassador Muhammad Haruna Manta and Yusuf Yunusa as Non-Profession Ambassadorial Nominees.
The request, in line with the President, was made in accordance with Part 171(1),(2)(c), and sub-section (4) of the 1999 Structure as amended.
President Buhari famous that the appointment of each nominees serves as a substitute to his earlier submission, whereby he had nominated Air Commodore Peter Ndabake Gana (Rtd) and Alh. Yusuf Mohammed, from Niger and Yobe States respectively.
The letter learn, “In accordance with part 171 (1). (2)(c) & subsection (4) of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, l have the honour to ahead for affirmation by the Senate. the appointment of Amb. Muhammad Haruna Manta and Yusufu Yunusa from Niger and Yobe States respectively. as Non-Profession Ambassadors Designate. Copies of their Curriculum Vitae are connected herewith.
“The Senate is kindly requested to recall my earlier submission of Air Commodore Peter Ndabake Gana (RM) and Alh. Yusuf Mohammad, from Niger and Yobe States respectively. who weren’t confirmed and to kindly substitute Air Commodore Peter Ndabake Gana with Amb. Muhammad Haruna Manta. Niger State and in addition Alh. Yusuf Mohammad. with Yasufu Yunusa. Yobe State.”