The National Judicial Council has appointed a retired president of the Court of Appeal, Ayo Salami, to head a committee to monitor corruption cases in Nigerian court.
Mr. Salami was controversially removed from the judiciary by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.
In a statement by its spokesperson, Soji Oye, the NJC said Mr. Salami will head a 15-member committee for the task.
“The Committee’s primary functions include; Regular monitoring and evaluation of proceedings at designated courts for financial and economic crimes nationwide; Advising the Chief Justice of Nigeria on how to eliminate delay in the trial of alleged corruption cases; Giving feedback to the Council on progress of cases in the designated courts, conduct background checks on judges selected for the designated courts; and Evaluating the performance of the designated courts,” Mr. Oye said.
Members of the committee are:
|A||Hon. Justice Isa Ayo Salami, OFR||Chairman|
|B||Hon. Justice Kashim Zannah (OFR),
|Chief Judge, Borno State|
|C||Hon. Justice P.O. Nnadi,
|Chief Judge, Imo State|
|D||Hon. Justice Marsahal Umukoro,
|Chief Judge Delta State
|E||Hon. Justice M. L. Abimbola,
|Chief Judge, Oyo State
|F||Mr. A.B Mahmoud OON, SAN,||President, Nigerian Bar Association,
|G||Chief Wole Olanipekun OFR SAN,||Former NBA President|
|H||Mr. Olisa Agbakoba OON SAN,||“|
|I||Mr. J.B Daudu SAN,
|J||Mr. Augustine Alegeh SAN,
|K||Dr. Garba Tetengi SAN,
|L||Mrs. R.I Inga
|M||Representative, Non-Governmental Organisations|
|N||Representative, Ministry of Justice|
|O||Representative, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).|
|P||Secretary NJC, Gambo Saleh||Secretary, NJC|
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