Ex Appeal Court President, Ayo Salami Heads FG’s Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee
Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (retd), has been appointed to head the National Judicial Council (NJC) 15-member Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee.
A statement by the Director of Information of the NJC, which is statutorily chaired by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, also named the current President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud and some of his predecessors as members of the committee.
Other members of the committee are Chief Judge of Borno State, Justice Kashim Zannah; Chief Judge of Imo State, Justice P.O. Nnadi; Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marsahal Umukoro; and Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice M. L. Abimbola.
Others include two members of the NJC, Dr. Garba Tetengi (SAN) and Mrs. R.I Inga; representative, non-governmental organisations, representative, Ministry of Justice, representative, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
The Secretary of NJC, Gambo Saleh, will serve as the secretary of the committee.