Abuja - The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of two judges having found them guilty of professional misconduct.
The two judges are O Gbajabiamila of the Lagos High Court and Idris M. J. Evuti of the High Court of Niger State.
The recommendation for their immediate compulsory retirement has been communicated to the governors of Lagos and Niger states.
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The council which is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, said it took the decision at the end of a meeting it held on April 13 and 14.
NJC’s Acting Director of Information, Soji Oye said, in a statement the Gbajabiamila has been suspended immediately from further acting as a judicial officer until the Lagos State governor act on NJC’s recommendation.
- News 24