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Appointment of Additional Twenty-Five (25) Judges for the Federal High Court bench

From The Chief Judge's Chambers


FHC/APP/J/15

10th December, 2014

Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed GCON,
The Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria,
Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria’s Chambers,
Supreme Court Complex,
Abuja.

The Hon. President,
Court of Appeal,
Abuja.

The Hon. President,
National Industrial Court of Nigeria,
Abuja.

The Hon. Attorney-General of the Federation &
Minister of Justice,
Federal Ministry of Justice,
Abuja.

The Hon. Chief Judge,
High Court of the Federal Capital Territory,
Abuja.

The President,
Nigerian Bar Association,
Nigerian Bar Association Headquarters,
Abuja,

The Hon. Chief Judge, Abia State, Umuahia.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Adamawa State, Yola.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Akwa-Ibom State, Uyo.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Anambra State, Awka.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Bauchi State, Bauchi.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Bayelsa State, Yenegoa.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Benue State, Makurdi.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Borno State, Maiduguri.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Cross River State, Calabar.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Delta State, Asaba.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Ebonyi State, Abakaliki.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Edo State, Benin-City.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Ekiti State, Ado-Ekiti.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Enugu State, Enugu.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Gombe State, Gombe.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Imo State, Owerri.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Jigawa State, Dutse.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Kaduna State, Kaduna.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Kano State, Kano.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Katsina State, Katsina.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Kebbi State, Birnin-Kebbi.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Kogi State, Lokoja.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Kwara State, Ilorin.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Lagos State, Ikeja.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Nasarawa State, Lafia.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Niger State, Minna.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Ondo State, Akure.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Ogun State, Abeokuta.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Osun State, Oshogbo.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Oyo State, Ibadan

The Hon. Chief Judge, Plateau State, Jos.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Rivers State, Port Harcourt.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Sokoto State, Sokoto.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Taraba State, Jalingo.

The Hon. Chief Judge, Zamfara State Gusau.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal of the FCT, Abuja

The President Customary Court of Appeal of the FCT, Abuja.

The President Customary Court of Appeal, Abia State, Umuahia.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Adamawa State, Yola.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Akwa-Ibom State, Uyo.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Anambra State, Akwa

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Bauchi State, Bauchi.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Bayelsa State, Yenegoa.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Benue State, Makurdi.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Borno State, Maiduguri.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Cross River State, Calabar.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Delta State, Asaba.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Ebonyi State, Abakaliki.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Edo State, Benin-City.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Ekiti State, Ado-Ekiti.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Enugu State, Enugu.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Gombe State, Gombe.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Gombe State, Gombe.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Imo State, Owerri.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State, Dutse.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kaduna State, Kaduna.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Kaduna State, Kaduna.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kano State, Kano.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Katsina State, Katsina.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kebbi State, Birnin Kebbi.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kogi State, Lokoja.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Kogi State, Lokoja.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kwara State, Ilorin.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Kwara State, Ilorin.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Lagos State, Ikeja.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Nasarawa State, Lafia.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Nasarawa State, Lafia.

The Grand Khadi, Customary Court of Appeal, Niger State, Minna.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Niger State, Minna.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Ondo State, Akure.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Ogun State, Abeokuta.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Osun State, Oshogbo.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State, Ibadan.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Plateau State, Jos.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Plateau State, Jos.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Rivers State, Port Harcourt.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Sokoto State, Sokoto.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Taraba State, Jalingo.

The President, Customary Court of Appeal, Taraba State, Jalingo.

The Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Zamfara State, Gusau.


My Lords,

APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL TWENTY FIVE (25) JUDGES FOR THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT BENCH

I write to inform Your Lordships and the Honourable Attorney – General of the Federation and Minister of Justice that the Federal High Court will soon commence consideration of candidates for possible appointments as Judges of the Federal High Court.

I therefore invite Your Lordships and the Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to kindly recommend any fit and proper legal practitioner in Nigeria for consideration for appointment as Judges of the Federal High Court. Your Lordships are to attach the candidates curriculum vitae and your comments on the candidates stating their state, local government and senatorial districts.

Your recommendations should reach my chambers latest by the 12th January, 2015.

I.N. AUTA (OFR)
CHIEF JUDGE

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