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Jonathan approves new Acting President for Court of Appeal

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Updated November 22, 2012

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

The appointment of Justice Dalhatu Adamu as Acting President of the Court of Appeal expires tomorrow, the 23rd of November, 2012.

Justice Zainab Bukachawa will be sworn-in on Friday 23rd November, 2012 by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and chairman, NJC, Justice Maryam Aloma Muktar, at the Supreme Court.

Justice Dalhatu Adamu was appointed by President Jonathan following the suspension of Justice Ayo Salami in 2010.