Fashola approves appointment of 6 new judges

By The Citizen

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Monday approved the appointment of six new high court judges for the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Grace Alo.

According to the statement, the newly appointed judges are: Ms Folashade Bankole-Oki, Mr Michael Savage, Mrs Sedotan Ogunsanya, Mr Wasiu Animahun, Mrs Oyindamola Ogala and Mr Ganiyu Safari.

The statement said that the approval followed the recommendation of the National Judicial Council under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Aloma Mukhtar.

It further stated that the appointment brought to 56, the number of judges in the Lagos state judiciary.

The statement noted that the newly appointed judges would be sworn-in on May 28. (NAN)