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NJC reinstates Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia as judge

The National Judicial Council, NJC has reinstated Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia as a judge of the Federal High Court with immediate effect.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho in a circular dated 5th of December 2022, notifies all judges of the court’s decision.

“Your Lordships are by this Circular letter notified that at the Meeting of the National Judicial Council held on the 1st of December, 2022, the Council reinstated the Honourable Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia as a Judicial Officer.”

“The reinstatement takes instant effect and there shall be consequential posting.”

The EFCC, had arraigned Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia in November 2016, before the courts on allegations of money laundering and breach of public trust.

The courts have however quashed and dismissed all the charges against her.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu