Justice Ariwoola takes over from Tanko Muhammad as new CJN

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Justice Muhammad resigns, and Justice Ariwoola now serves as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Following Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad's resignation due to health reasons, President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to ordain Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) today.

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

According to reliable sources, Justice Ariwoola, the senior Justice of the Supreme Court, will take the oath of office at 2 p.m. today.
Justice Ariwoola, who was a Justice of the Court of Appeal before being promoted to the Supreme Court bench, was born on August 22, 1958.

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