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NJC recommends compulsory retirement of two judges

by Kunle Awosiyan

The National Judicial Council has recommended the compulsory retirement of two judges and dismissed petitions against 18 others.

In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director of Information, Soji Oye, the decision followed Council’s Meeting which held in Abuja virtually on December 16.

According to him, the affected judges are Grand Kadi, Shu’aibu Talba, the Grand Kadi of Yobe State and Justice Abdulkareem Abdulrasaq of Osun State High Court.

The National Judicial Council also considered the Report of its Interview Committee and recommended the appointment of Sixty-nine Judicial Officers as Heads of Court, Judges of High Court of States, Kadis of States/FCT Sharia Courts of Appeal and Judges of the Customary Courts of Appeal.

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