The National Judicial Council (NJC) has approved the appointments of 33 heads of courts in 11 states of the federation.
In a statement, the NJC said it had sent the list of successful candidates to various state governors for further action.
The statement has it that the decision to send the list of judicial officers to the various governors was made at its meeting.
The Cross River State Acting Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was appointed Chief Judge of Cross River State High Court of Justice.
NJC recommended the appointment of (6) Heads of Court, and (26) Twenty-six Judicial Officers for State High Courts and one (1) Kadi, Sharia Court of Appeal;
The National Judicial Council considered and approved the lists of candidates presented to it by Interview Committee and…