Happening Now: Justice Ariwola to be Sworn in by As Tanko Resigns on Health Ground.


News filtering in now has it that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has resigned his position in the Apex Court, citing health related issues.

The above resignation paves way for the most senior Justice, Olukayode Ariwoola to be sworn in as the acting CJN.

According to Channels TV, the CJN is reported to be critically ill.

No one could say for certain whether this is connected with the 14 justices protest letter seeking the probe of the CJN management of the Apex court resources.

We shall keep you updated as the matter unfolds.

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