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Senate confirms Buhari’s nominees as Supreme Court justices

18 October 2016, 14:14

Abuja - The Senate has confirmed Ejembi Eko and Amina Augie as Justices of the Supreme Court.

The confirmation follows the consideration of report submitted by the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters.

President Muhammadu Buhari nominated the duo on October 11.

Also read: Also read: Buhari appoints 2 new Supreme Court Judges

The Senate employed electronic voting in the process of the confirmation of the two justices.

Results showed that out of 39 senators who registered for the exercise, 38 voted for the confirmation of the pair.

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the sitting, congratulated the judges and urged them to be just and truthful during the
course of their work.

- CAJ News


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