Breaking: Justice Ariwoola Takes Over As CJN As Justice Muhammad Resigns

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Breaking: Justice Ariwoola Takes Over As CJN As Justice Muhammad Resigns

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) today following the resignation of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on health grounds.

Justice Ariwoola who is the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court next in line to Ariwoola will be sworn-in today by 2 pm, according to credible sources within the Presidency barring any last minutes changes.

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Born on 22 August 1958, Justice Ariwoola was formerly a Justice of the Court of Appeal before his elevation to the Supreme Court bench.

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