Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Gambian Lawyers Protest As Adama Barrow Appoints 4 Nigerian Judges

Members of The Gambia Bar Association, GBA, have protested against the appointment of four Nigerians as High Court judges.
The newly appointed Nigerian High Court judges are Justice Edward Ogar, Justice Mathias Olusegun Agboola, Justice Simeon Abi and Justice Matins U. Okoi.
In a statement signed by Secretary-General of the association, the GBA stated that the bar association shall proceed to file an action to challenge the said appointments, to seek an order quashing same and to seek necessary prohibitive relief.
The group said its members would commence a boycott of the courts presided over by the said judges until further notice.

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