It is often said that behind every successful man is a woman, but for Nyesom Wike and his wife Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, the story is different.

As we speak, the wife of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, was on Wednesday sworn-in as a Justice at the Court of Appeal.

Wike Present As Wife Becomes Appeal Court Judge


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, swore-in Mrs Wike alongside 21 other Justices.

Photo from the swearing in ceremony

It was at a ceremony held at the Supreme Court complex in Abuja.

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On Tuesday, the Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court, Festus Akande, confirmed in a statement on that the swearing-in of the new Justices will take place at the main Courtroom of the Supreme Court.

Other judges who took their oaths at the ceremony include:

Abdullahi Liman from Nasarawa State

Abiodun Akinyemi from Ogun State


Olukayode Adeniyi from Oyo State

Zainab Abubakar from Kebbi State

Isaa Sani from Kaduna State

Lateef Lawal-Akapo from Lagos State

Ngozika Okaisabor from Imo State

Donatus Okorowo from Enugu State

Ruqayat Ayoola from Kogi State

Polycarp Kwahar from Benue State

Fadawa Umaru from Borno State

Oyewumi Oyebiola from Oyo State

Ntong Ntong from Akwa Ibom State

Nehizena Afolabi from Edo State; and

Nnamdi Dimgba from Abia State

Abdu Dogo from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Abdulazeez Anka from Zamfara State

Owibunkeonye Onwosi from Ebonyi State

Asma’u Akanbi-Yusuf from Kwara State

Victoria Toochukwu Nwoye from Anambra State, and Enenche Eleojo from Kogi State.


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