Buhari nominates 2 judges for the Supreme Court

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Sidi Bage and Paul Jauro as Supreme Court justices and is seeking their confirmation by the Senate.

Bage is from Nasarawa State, while Jauro is from Taraba State.

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, read a letter from the president, intimating the red chamber of the judges’ nomination, on Tuesday.

Jauro, who was born on June 26, 1954, became judge of the High Court in 1998. Ten years afterwards, he was appointed Justice of the Court of Appeal.

Bage, born on June 22, 1956, became Federal High Court Judge in 1992 before his appointment as Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2000.

The two judges had been recommended for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court by the National Judicial Council.