January 28, 2019

BOOM! Dead Persons, Retired Judges Allegedly Make Acting CJN’s List of Election Petition Tribunal Members [READ MORE]

  The names of about ten dead and retired judges appeared among the recently sworn-in 250 election tribunal members. Lawyers in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, told Daily Independent about the inclusion of dead and retired judges in the list. According to the newspaper, the group of concerned lawyers who declined being identified, faulted the list of the recently sworn in 250-tribunal members as parading over 10 names of dead and retired judges. They admitted that this would not be the first time the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has displayed this level of “cluelessness and carelessness in handling sensitive issues concerning Nigeria.” They described “a posthumous appointment of anyone [Read]