Buhari nominates Justice Muhammed as substantive CJN
NEWS DIGEST – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday nominated the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammed as substantive CJN.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) had on Wednesday recommended Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to Buhari for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Tanko’s name was read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate.
Buhari urged the Senate to accord the confirmation of Justice Muhammed for speedy consideration.