May 29, 2017. Roberts, 62, was appointed to the court in 2005 by President George W. Bush, who nominated him as chief justice. He took his seat Sept. 29, 2005, after a 78-22 vote in the Senate approving his nomination to become the 17th chief justice. Roberts graduated from Harvard College in 1976 and received his. On Wednesday, O.A Divine, counsel to Ecobank, told Justice Mohammed. his occupation and qualifications,…