DATED 27th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2015
Augustine Alegeh SAN, the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, hereby notifies all legal practitioners that the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman of the National Judicial Council has approved the commencement of the exercise for the appointment of fifteen (15) additional Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
In line with Rule Three (ii) of the Revised National Judicial Council Guidelines and Procedural Rules on Appointment of Judicial Officers, Heads of Court and the President of the Nigerian Bar Association are requested to recommend suitable and qualified persons for consideration.
In making a recommendation Heads of Court will take into cognizance the provision of section 254B (4) of the Constitution of The Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended which provides that: “A person shall not be eligible to hold the office of a judge of National Industrial court unless the person is a Legal Practitioner in Nigeria and has been so qualified for a period of not less than ten years and has considerable knowledge and experience in the law and practice of Industrial relations and employment conditions in Nigeria.”
All recommendations (nominations) along with the curriculum vitae and photocopies of credentials of each nominee must be received by the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, President’s Chambers, 10 Port Harcourt Crescent Area 11, Garki Abuja.
Mazi Afam Osigwe