9 Nigerian Politicians Married To Judges (Photos)


Here are the identities of nine (9) Nigerian politicians who are married to judges.

Some politicians in Nigeria boast of partners doing well for themselves in different fields. Notable among the fields is the judiciary system where the women have risen through the ranks to become judges.

Here are nine (9) politicians married to judges:

1. Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike is married to Justice Eberechi, a judge of the Rivers State High Court.

2. Chief (Dr) Femi Majekodunmi

A renowned medical practitioner cum businessman and politician, Chief (Dr) Femi Majekodunmi is married to Justice Olatokunbo Majekodunmi.Dr Majekodunmi is the Chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

3. Femi Pedro

Former Lagos Deputy Governor, Femi Pedro married Justice Jumoke Pedro, a judge of the Lagos State High Court..

4. Rt. Hon. Austin Adiele Opara

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Austin Opara married Justice Meg Opara of the High Court of Rivers State.

5. Chief Anthony Anenih

Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees (BOT), late Chief Anthony Anenih was married Justice Maryann Anenih, a judge at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

6. Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar

Former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar, is married to Justice Fati Lami Abubakar (Rtd), a former chief judge of Niger State.

7. Peter Odili

Former Rivers Governor Peter Odili, who served from 1999 to 2007, is married to Justice Mary Odili, who was appointed an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria by former President Goodluck Jonathan and was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Katsina-Alu on June 23, 2011.She retired after attaining the retirement age of 70 in May.

8. Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd)

Justice Binta Nyako is one of the four wives of former Adamawa Governor, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd).

9. Hon Ken Chikere

A three-term member of the House of Representatives (PDP/Port Harcourt Federal Constituency 1), Hon Ken Chikere married Justice Anwuri Chikere, a judge at the Federal High Court.