Jonathan Approves Compulsory Retirement Of Indicted Judges


President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the compulsory retirement of Justices Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court and. U.A Inyang of FCT High Court, following their indictment by National Judicial Commission (NJC) of gross misconduct,

NJC had recommended to the president that the two indicted judges be dismissed.

However, Jonathan acceded to the recommendation, and therefore approved compulsory retirement for the duo.

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke confirmed the president’s approval in a press briefing with State House correspondents, Tuesday, saying their compulsory retirement took effect on Monday.