//Senate Confirms Appointment Of Justice Tsoho

Senate Confirms Appointment Of Justice Tsoho

The senate has today confirmed the appointment of justice John Tsoho as the chief judge of the federal high court.

The confirmation followed a report submitted by senator michael Bamidele, chairman, senate committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters which recommended the confirmation of Tsoho’s appointment.

Bamidele said the appointment became necessary as a result of the retirement of justice Adamu abdulkafarati after attaining the retirement age of 65 years as provided by section 291(2) of the constitution.

It will be recalled that the senate at plenary on October 29 deliberated on president muhammadu buhari’s request for the confirmation of the nomination of tsoho as chief judge of the federal high court.