The newly confirmed eleven new justices of the Supreme Court will be sworn in next week.
Nigeria reports that the Senate had, in December 2022, screened and confirmed the eleven justices as requested by President Bola Tinubu.
When sworn in, the Supreme Court will have the full complement of 21 justices, as envisaged by the Constitution.
The Justices billed for swearing-in are:
Hon. Justice Jummai Hannatu Sankey, OFR
Hon. Justice Stephen Jonah Adah
Hon. Justice Mohammed Baba Idris
Hon. Justice Haruna Simon Tsammani
Hon. Justice Jamilu Yammama Tukur
Hon. Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar
Hon. Justice Chidiebere Nwaoma Uwa
Hon. Justice Chioma Egondu Nwosu-Iheme
Hon. Justice Obande Festus Ogbuinya
Hon. Justice Moore Aseimo A. Adumein
Hon. Justice Habeeb Adewale O. Abiru