Nigeria: Judicial Council sacks Abia Chief Judge Theresa Uzokwe
Justice Theresa Uzokwe,
London, March 15, 2018 (AltAfrika)-The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Theresa Uzokwe, for compulsory retirement.
The council also recommended Justice Obisike Oji also of Abia State High Court who was appointed by the state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, to act as the acting Chief Judge of the state after the state House of Assembly suspended Justice Uzokwe.
The council has also set up a committee to investigate a Supreme Court justice but failed to disclose the name of justice being investigated.
According to the statement, two other state chief judges are also being investigated.
The council also did not release the names of the chief judges