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NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL RECOMMENDS COMPULSORY RETIREMENT OF JUDGES

The national judicial commission has recommended the compulsory retirement of two judicial officers and dismissed petitions against 18 others.

The council also recommended the appointment of sixty-nine judicial officers

The two officers recommended for compulsory retirement are hon. Grand Kadi, Shu’aibu A. Talba, the Grand Kadi of Yobe state and Hon. Justice Abdulkareem Babatunde Aabdulrasaq of Osun state high court.

Both were recommended for retirement following petitions against them alleging falsification of age and dates of birth.

Council also considered the report of the interview committee and recommended the appointment of sixty-nine (69) judicial officers as heads of court, judges of high court of states, Kadis of States/FCT Sharia courts of appeal and judges of the customary courts of appeal.

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