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Court okays lawsuit seeking to compel President Buhari to appoint 33 judges

Court okays lawsuit seeking to compel President Buhari to appoint 33 judges lindaikejisblogA lawsuit seeking to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint the 33 lawyers nominated by the National Judicial Council (NJC) as judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been okayed by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.  Granting leave to the applicant to file a writ of summons for an order of mandamus compelling President Buhari to appoint the judges in line with his constitutional duties as contained in Section 256 (2) of the Constitution on Wednesday November 11, Justice Inyang Ekwo stated that the leave granted the applicant is to enable him to commence the process of initiating the writ of summons for an order of mandamus against the President but does not amount to granting the order of mandamus itself. The leave granted to Oladimeji Ekengba, will enable the commencement of the lawsuit. The post Court okays lawsuit seeking to compel President Buhari to appoint 33 judges appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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