President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Justice Amiru Sanusi as a Justice of the Supreme Court.
Acting Director of Information, the National Judicial Council, Mr. Soji Oye, said this in a terse statement on Tuesday.
The statement said the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, would swear in Sanusi on Thursday at the Supreme Court complex.
The appointment brings the number of members of the apex court bench to 18.
The NJC statement read, “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 14th day of May, 2015 at 11 am in the Supreme Court Complex.”
Source: The Punch