Supreme Court : Sen. Abbo Urges Tinubu to Withdraw Appointment Of Justice Nwosu-Iheme

Ex-Adamawa Senator Elisha Abbo, is seeking withdrawal of appointment of Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme at the Supreme Court over alleged Judicial banditry and miscarriage of Justice.

Justice Nwosu – Iheme was among the 11 Justices from the Court of Appeal nominated for vacant seats at the Supreme Court by President Bola Tinubu in December 2023, as recommended by the National Judicial Council and later confirmed by the Senate.

Senator Abbo who represented Adamawa North in the 9th Senate and won re- election into the 10th Senate before nullification of his mandate by the Court of Appeal in October last year , made the call for withdrawal of Justice Nwosu – Iheme’s nomination at a world press conference.

The embattled Senator at the World Press Conference, alleged that Justice Chioma Nwosu – Iheme carried out judicial banditry on his mandate with the lead judgement she delivered on Monday, October 16, 2023 , upturning his mandate in favour of PDP candidate he defeated with over 11,000 votes.

Senator Abbo, calling on President Tinubu to withdraw the nomination of Chioma Nwosu – Iheme few days to her inauguration and 10 others as Supreme Court Justices by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kayode Ariwoola.

He added that the alleged miscarriage of Justice carried out against him by Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, were also done by some other Justices of the Court of Appeal against targeted elected lawmakers and Governors, some of which were later upturned by the Supreme Court.

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