President Jonathan Approves Compulsory Retirement Of 2 Indicted Judges

President Jonathan Approves Compulsory Retirement Of 2 Indicted Judges

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on March 4, 2014
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Following their indictment by National Judicial Commission (NJC) of gross misconduct, President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the compulsory retirement of Justices Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court and. U.A Inyang of FCT High Court, ThisDay reports.

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Their retirement comes following NJC’s recommendations to the President over gross misconduct.

PresidentJonathan acceded to the recommendation, and therefore approved compulsory retirement for both judges.

The attorney general of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, confirmed the approval in a press briefing with State House correspondents on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Adoke said their compulsory retirement will take effect on Monday.

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