Lists of 18 justices sworn in by Chief Justice of Nigeria

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, June 28, sworn in 18 judges recently elevated to the Court of Appeal.

The new justices of the Court of Appeal are Mohammed Danjuma (Niger State), Muhammad Sirajo (Plateau), Abdul-Azeez Waziri (Adamawa), Yusuf Bashir (Taraba), Usman Musale (Yobe), Ibrahim Jauro (Yobe), Abba Mohammed (Kano State), Bature Gafai (Katsina), Danlami Senchi (Kebbi), and Mohammed Abubakar (Sokoto).

Others are Hassan Sule (Zamfara), Kenneth Amadi (Imo), Peter Affen (Bayelsa), Sybil Gbagi (Delta), Olasunbo Goodluck (Lagos), Adebukola Banjoko (Ogun), Olabode Adegbehingbe (Ondo), and Bola Ademola (Ondo).

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Justice Goodluck, while taking her oath at the court in Abuja, mentioned Allah, instead of God since she is a Christian, however, was quickly corrected by CJN, who asks her to use the name of God as required by religion and law.

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