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Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa Appointed Court Of Appeal President

President Goodluck Jonathan has sent the name of Zainab Bulkachuwa to the Senate for confirmation as the President of the Court of Appeal.

Ms. Bulkachuwa is already a judge at the court.

The nomination must be confirmed by the Senate before the judge can be sworn-in.

Ms. Bulkachuwa will head Nigeria’s second highest court at a time Nigeria’s judiciary is also headed by a female.

Mariam Aloma Mukhtar was appointed first female Chief Justice of the Federation by President Goodluck Jonathan in 2012.

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