Appoint of Justices of Court of Appeal: Igbo group says NJC not telling the truth

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By Emeka Mamah
Enugu – The Igbo Renaissance has faulted the claim by the Nigeria Judicial Council, NJC, that Ndigbo were not shortchanged in the recent appointment of Appeal Court justices, saying that the South East zone was actually sidelined in the process.

Renaissance said that by convention, each of the states in the country were supposed to have three serving justices of the Court of Appeal, adding that while Kwara State for example would have four by the new arrangement, Enugu and Abia States would have two each as no candidate was interviewed from the east by the NJC, despite the shortlisting of qualified candidates from the area.

National Secretary of Igbo Renaissance Group, IRG, Chief Roland Eze, who spoke in an interview with Vanguard in Enugu, debunked the claim by the NJC over its partiality against the South East, insisting that the zone was shortchanged, just as…



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