Thursday, November 10, 2016

Nigerian justice in the hand of new deemster

Justice Walter Onnoghen was inaugurated as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammed Buhari in Abuja today the 10th of November, 2016.

This following the retirement of Justice Mahmud Mohammed at the attainment of the mandatory 70 years’ retirement age.

Onnoghen is expected to act until the name of substantive CJN is forwarded to the Senate and it is confirmed.

The brief inauguration ceremony witnessed by top government officials took place inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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