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NJC recalls suspended judges
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen: recalls suspended justices

By Martins Odeh

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recalled Justice Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court who was suspended with seven other justices in November 2016.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by the council’s Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye, said the council also recalled Justice Uwani John of the Court of Appeal, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, Justice Hydiazira Nganjiwa and Justice Musa Kurya of the Federal High Court.

NJC recalls suspended judges

Okoro and seven other judges were suspended after a raid on their homes by the State Security Service.

Justice Agbadu Fishim of National Industrial Court of Nigeria also benefited from the council’s decision.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three of the affected judges were charged to court, but only Ademola’s case was conclude in which he was discharged and acquitted.

Oye said the decisions were taken at the NJC’s 82nd meeting held on May 31 and June 1presided over by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.(NAN)

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