The appointment increases the number of judges at the court to 20.
President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 12 new Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by John Tergema, the Deputy Chief Registrar of the Court.
The judges are; Justices Edith Agbakoba, Anthonia Ubaka, Olufunke Anuwe, John Peters, Oyejoju Oyewumi, Kenneth Amadi, Peter Lifu, Rakiya Haastrup, Waziri Abali, Rabi Gwadu, Lawal Mani and Ebeye Isele.
The statement said the appointment was sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of the Nigeria, Mariam Mukhtar.
Before the appointment, the court had eight judges, including the president, Babatunde Adejumo.
According to the statement, the judges will be sworn-in by Justice Mukhtar on May 22 at the Supreme Court in Abuja.
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