Wike’s wife promoted to court of appeal justice

Wife of the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike has been promoted by the National Judiciary Council of Nigeria as Court of appeal justice.

Justice Eberechi Nyesom Wike who is a two term Governor of Rivers State, is among the 22 selected and appointed justices that made it among the screened 89 nominees to fill available positions.

Rivers state Media said Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola approved the promotion on April 2, 2024, and has been forwarded to President Tinubu for appointment.

Other newly appointed justices on the list indicated that Justices Polycarp Tema Kwahar, Ruqayat Ayoola, Eneche Eleojo, Asmara Akanbi Yusuf, Abdullahi Muhammad Liman, and Abdu Dogo were appointed from the North-Central region.

Justice Fadahu Umaru, from Borno State, represents the North-East region, while
Justices Ishaq Mohammed Sani, Zainab Bage Abubakar, and Abdulaziz M. Ankara were appointed from the North-West region.

Justices Nnamdi Okwy Dimga Victoria, Toochukwu Nwoye, Henry Aja-Onu Njoku, Donatus Uwaezuoke Okorowo, and Ngozika N Okaisabor are from the South-East region, while the South-South region had Justices Ntong Festus Ntong, Nehizena Idemudia Afolabi, and Eberechi Suzette Wike recommended for promotion.

Accordingly, Justices Lateef Babajide Lawal-Akapo, Abiodun Azeem Akinyemi, Oyewumi Oyejoju Oyebiola, and Bayo Ademola Taiwo are from the South-West region.

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