Nigeria: The Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo Saga – a Justice’s Battle

Published: 19/Nov/2012
Source: This Day (Nigeria)

Refusal by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloma Mukthar, to swear in Justice Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo as a justice of the Court of Appeal to represent Abia State on the ground that she is not an indigene of the state has drawn the ire of many.

Not just that, the development has raised fundamental issues regarding citizenship by birth or marriage.
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Themes: Citoyenneté interne
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2012