President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of two Judges he nominated as Justices of the Supreme Court to the Senate for confirmation.
The two nominated Judges are Justice Sidi Bage from Nasarawa State (North Central) and Justice Paul Jauro from Taraba State (North East).
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, disclosed this while reading a letter from the Presidency at the resumed session of the Senate on Tuesday.
According to a Premium Times report, President Buhari had in the letter asked the Senate to consider his request and give it the urgent attention it deserves.
Justice Jauro, who was born on June 26, 1954, became a Judge of the High Court in 1998 and was appointed Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2008.
Also, Justice Bage, who was born on June 22, 1956, became a Federal High Court Judge in 1992 while he was appointed as Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2000.
It was learnt that the National Judicial Council (NJC) had earlier sent the recommendation of the two Judges to President Muhammadu Buhari for approval as Justices of the Supreme Court.