The National Judicial Council (NJC) has approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Maurice Eneji as the Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State by another three months.
The approval was contained in a letter to the state governor, Sir Ben Ayade, dated May 29, 2020 and signed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Dr I.T. Muhammed.
It stated that the extension of Justice Eneji’s appointment shall take effect from June 3rd, 2020 and end on September 2nd, 2020 in accordance with the provisions of Section 217(5) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.
Consequently, His Excellency the governor, Sir Ben Ayade has approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Eneji as the state Acting Chief Judge by three months.
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