NJC reject nominees for Adamawa, Osun and Kwara state chief judges

Channels Television
Updated October 18, 2012

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has thrown  out the recommendations by Kwara, Adamawa and Osun state governors for the appointments of Chief Judges for their respective states.

The council rejected Kwara state governor, Abdulfattah Ahmed’s recommendation of Justice Suleiman Durosinlorun Kawu as Chief Judge of the state.

The recommendation of Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola to elevate Justice Oyewole to the position of Chief Judge of the state also received a thumb down from the NJC state.

Justice Binta Nyako’s recommendation by her husband, Governor Murtala Nyako as the Chief Judge of Adamawa state was also turned down.

The council has asked the governors to forward nominations based on seniority for approval.