The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ariwoola, will on 10th July 2024 swear in the wife of the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Eberechi Wike, and 21 other judges appointed to the Court of Appeal. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 am in the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. In a statement issued on Tuesday by the Director of Information & Public Relations at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr. Akande Festus, it was revealed that Justice Ariwoola will also swear in 12 new Judges for the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as the CJN’s daughter-in-law, Ariwoola Oluwakemi Victoria is among the 12 judges to be sworn.

The statement partly read, “The newly appointed 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal will be inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, alongside the 12 Judges of the High Court of The Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday, 10th July 2023 at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at 10:00 am.”

According to the statement, others include, “Abdullahi Liman from Nasarawa State; Abiodun Akinyemi from Ogun State; Olukayode Adeniyi from Oyo State; Zainab Abubakar from Kebbi State; Isaa Sani from Kaduna State; Lateef Lawal-Akapo from Lagos State.

“Ngozika Okaisabor from Imo State; Donatus Okorowo from Enugu State; Ruqayat Ayoola from Kogi State; Polycarp Kwahar from Benue State; Fadawa Umaru from Borno State; Oyewumi Oyebiola from Oyo State; Ntong Ntong from Akwa Ibom State; Nehizena Afolabi from Edo State; and Nnamdi Dimgba from Abia State.”

The rest are, “Abdu Dogo from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; Abdulazeez Anka from Zamfara State; Owibunkeonye Onwosi from Ebonyi State; Asma’u Akanbi-Yusuf from Kwara State; Victoria Toochukwu Nwoye from Anambra State; and Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State.”