OrderPaperToday- The Senate has confirmed Justice John Tsoho as Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

 

The confirmation follows a screening by the chamber’s committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal matters.

 

Presenting the report on Tuesday, chairman of the committee, Senator Bamidele Opeyemi, said the nominee has a wide range of experience and exposure for a judicial officer and can exercise restraint and uphold dignity of the court.

 

Opeyemi also informed the Senate that there is no petition against Tsoho.

 

Also confirmed is Justice Benedict Kanyip as President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. He was described by Opeyemi as “an eminent jurist and consummate academician.”

 

Both judges were nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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