CJN To Inaugurate Iseyin-Born Adebayo Ganiyu, Eight Others As Appeal Court Justices on Wednesday
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, will on Wednesday inaugurate Justice Lateef Adebayo Ganiyu and eight other new justices of the Court of Appeal.
Festus Akande, director of press at the Supreme Court in a statement on Sunday, said the nine justices will be administered the oath of office at the Supreme Court complex in Abuja.
The Court of Appeal justices-designate were all elevated from the High Court bench.
They include Hannatu Azumi Laja-Balogun, Kaduna State; Binta Fatima Zubairu, Kaduna State; Peter Chudi Obiora, Anambra State; Okon Efreti Abang, Akwa Ibom State; and Asma’u Musa Mainoma, Federal Capital Territory.
The rest are: Lateef Adebayo Ganiyu, Oyo State, Jane Esienanwan Iyang, Cross River State; Hadiza Rabiu Shagari, Sokoto State; and Paul Ahmed Bassi, Borno State.
Adebayo Lateef Ganiyu was the former Director, Litigation and Advisory Services at the Oyo State Ministry of Justice before his appointment as High Court Judge by the late Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
He was born on the 7th July, 1966 in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government and attended Muslim Grammar School, Oremoje, Iseyin, Ansar-ud-deen High School Saki, University of Lagos to study Law and attended the Nigerian Law School in 1993, before being called to the Bar.
A devout Muslim, Ganiyu came from the popular Gbooro compound, Oke-Ola, Iseyin, married with children.