President Buhari swears in Tanko Mohammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria

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President Buhari has sworn into office Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the 18th substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

 

The brief swearing-in ceremony took place in the Presidential villa this morning July 24th.

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The ceremony was witnessed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege,  Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum and the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed.

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Mohammed, who took over from the immediate past and suspended CJN, Walter Onnoghen, was screened and cleared by the Senate on Wednesday July 17th.

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