Nigerian president, Mohammadu Buhari has sworn in a new chief justice of Nigeria called justice Tanko Mohammad.
Buhari swears in Tanko Mohammed as CJN
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Justice Tanko Muhammad as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.
Muhammad’s swearing in took place at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday.
Nigeria now has a new chief justice, Which was accepted actually by all without much complains.
Muhammad took over from Justice Walter Onnoghen who retired after he was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari over false asset declaration.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, later found Onnoghen wanting and ordered his sack by the presidency.
Buhari is a man of Integrity and of his words, Nigerians are indeed happy and exited having him as their amble president.
Muhammad was appointed by Buhari as acting CJN all through the period of the presidential election until lately when the National Judicial Commission, NJC, recommended him for appointment as substantive CJN.
Buhari, thus, forwarded his name to the Senate for approval as CJN, which was done, paving way for his swearing in on Wednesday by Buhari And other government officials.