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Buhari finally sends Dongban-Mensem name to Senate for confirmation



President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem name to the senates to confirm her appointment as the President of Court of Appeal.

The president has been under pressure and criticism for delaying the confirmation of the acting Appeal Court President.

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The presidency in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu said the President Buhari would not be rushed into performing his constitutional duties.

It added that the:

“President had not been a rubber stamp in dealing with his constitutional duties and is not prepared to be one at this time.”

Shehu, also said Justice Dongban-Mensem’s nomination was in line with the president’s constitutional responsibility.

He said: “Justice Dongban-Mensem is a serving Justice of the Court of Appeal and was recommended, as is the practice, by the National Judicial Council for the nomination by the President.”

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