The confirmation followed the consideration and adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters during yesterday’s plenary.
Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that immediate past Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, called on the National Assembly and the Presidency to improve the funding of the judiciary while Sen. Seriake Dickson-Bayelsa expressed concern over the delay in the appointment of justices for the Supreme Court bench. (cue in: Senators on SCJ)
Senate President, Godswill Akpabio in his remarks, commended President Tinubu for reflecting Federal Character in the appointments as he urged the new Justices to contribute positively to the highest level of the Judiciary system. (cue in: SP ON SCJ CONFIRMATION)