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President Buhari seeks legislative confirmation for Appeal Court boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of the Acting head of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem to the National Assembly for confirmation.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday.

He said: “President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Her Lordship, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Acting President, Court of Appeal to the Senate for confirmation as President, Court of Appeal.

Justice Dongban-Mensem is a serving Justice of the Court of Appeal and was recommended, as is the practice, by the National Judicial Council for the nomination by the President.”

She has been acting as the President of the Court of Appeal since March 5, 2020.

Source: Voice of Nigeria