By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Buhari sent Justice Dongban-Mensem’s name to the Senate for confirmation as President of the Appeal Court.
President Buhari’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this disclosure in a series of tweet on Monday
According to Shehu, Buhari’s action was in line with his constitutional responsibilities.
“President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Her Lordship, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Acting President, Court of Appeal to the Senate for confirmation as President, Court of Appeal.
“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,”Shehu tweeted.
He had yesterday disclosed that Dongban-Mensem has not been appointed as the substantive president of the Court of Appeal due to security screenings