The Nigeria Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Helen M. Ogunwumiju as a Justice of the Supreme Court from the South-West geopolitical zone.
Also confirmed were Justice Lawal Garba North West; Justice Addu Aboki North West; Justice I. M. M. Saulawa North West and Hon. Justice Adamu Jauro North East among others.
The confirmation the Supreme Court Justices followed consideration and approval of the report of the Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele Ekiti Central at plenary.
He noted upon confirmation of the appointment of the nominees by the Senate, all the Geo-political Zones will be represented by 3 or 4 Justices as the case may be “except the North-Central Zone, which will maintain its current two Justices on the Bench of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.