Supreme Court Gets New Justice
SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, (THEWILL) – Justice Amiru Sanusi has been appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Acting Director of Information of the National Judicial Council, Mr. Soji Oye, announced the appointment in a statement on Tuesday.
“President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Amiru Sanusi, OFR as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.
“Hon. Justice Aminu Sanusi, OFR will be sworn-in by the Honourable, the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed, GCON, on Thursday, the 14thday of May, 2015 at 11 am in the Supreme Court Complex, ” the statement said.
Justice Sanusi's appointment brings the number of justices at the apex court to 18.