Uwani Musa Abba Aji CFR, born on November 7, 1956, exemplifies excellence as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Her legal journey commenced in 1982 as a State Counsel, where she demonstrated exceptional dedication and proficiency, swiftly progressing through esteemed positions.

A trailblazer in her field, Abba Aji became the first Lady Judge in Yobe State upon her appointment to the High Court in 1991. Her unwavering dedication and commitment to justice propelled her further, leading to her elevation to the Court of Appeal in 2004.

Active in judicial circles, Abba Aji has made significant contributions to the legal profession. She notably served as the President of the National Association of Women Judges and as an ICPC Anticorruption Judge from 2001 to 2014. Her commitment to upholding the rule of law and combating corruption earned her widespread recognition and respect.

Confirmed by the Nigerian Senate in 2018, Abba Aji assumed her pivotal role on the Supreme Court in 2019, further solidifying her status as a prominent figure in the Nigerian judiciary.

Beyond her illustrious career, Abba Aji shares a fulfilling life with Musa Abba-Aji, a distinguished former Head of Service, and their three children. Her exemplary leadership, dedication to justice, and contributions to the legal profession make her a true asset to the Nigerian judiciary and society.