Senate Confirms Justice Tanko As CJN

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

The red chamber had, on arrival of Muhammad into the chamber, gone into a closed session to set the template for the screening.

The CJN answered questions on corruption, administration of criminal justice and the poor funding of the judiciary

Muhammad has been acting CJN since January 25 when the then CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended from office over alleged corrupt practices.

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