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Galadima replaces Salami on Corruption Cases Monitoring Commitee
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Galadima replaces Salami on Corruption Cases Monitoring Commitee

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami has been replaced as the head of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) by the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Mr Soji Oye, the Director of Information of the NJC, disclosed on Tuesday that Salami was replaced with a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Suleiman Galadima.

Salami had earlier rejected the appointment for personal reasons.

In the statement, Oye revealed that Galadima and other members of the committee would be inaugurated at the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

“The National Judicial Council under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, GCON, has picked a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Honourable Justice Mr Suleiman Galadima, CFR, as the new chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee,” the statement read.

“He is to replace Honourable Justice Mr Ayo Salami (retired) who excused himself from the committee as the chairman, after initially accepting to serve.

“The committee will be inaugurated tomorrow, Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by Honourable Justice Mr Onnoghen, at the Council’s Conference Hall by 2:00 p.m.

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