Senate confirms Justice Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court President

The Nigeria Senate has confirmed Monica Dongban-Mensem as the president of the court of appeal, Okay.ng reports.

Dongban-Mensem was confirmed after Opeyemi Bamidele, chairman of the committee on judiciary and legal matters, presented a report.

Bamidele said: “The committee interviewed her and received explanation about her career. That the appointment of the nominee satisfy the requirements of the constitution as amended.

“Having screened the nominee and satisfied with her competence, the committee do recommend the confirmation of Monica Dongban-Mensem as the president of the court of appeal.”

It can be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had in a letter on Monday asked the Senate to confirm Dongban-Mensem as the substantive appeal court president.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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