OrderPaperToday – Uwani Abba Aji has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
The request for his confirmation was sent December 6 this year.
This was followed by the consideration of a report by the Senate committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters.
The Chairman of the committee, David Umaru presented the report on Thursday noting that the nominee was screened and satisfied all requirements.
The approval was given after put to a voice vote.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki thereafter commended the committee for its speedy work on the report considering when the proposal was sent.
He also asked that the executive inculcate similar approach in its affairs because the former only sent the nomination this month when the previous Justice retired since February.