The acting President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Francis Chukwuma Abosi, and a judge of the Bauchi State High Court, Aliyu Musa Liman have been suspended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) for misconduct.
The President of the Customary Court of Appeal was recommended for compulsory retirement following the discovery that he falsified his age.
According to a statement by the director of information for the NJC, Soji Oye, Judge Abosi falsified his age from 1950 to 1958 and was supposed to have retired in November 2015.
Judge Liman of Bauchi State was also recommend for compulsory retirement by the NJC because he refused to give judgement in a case for over four years.
The stipulated time for judgement to be delivered in case after all arguements have been completed according to the 1999 constitution is three weeks.
Both judges were suspended pending the approval of recommendations against them.