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Buhari to swear in Justice Ariwoola as acting CJN

By Dennis Erezi
27 June 2022   |   11:42 am
President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Monday. Buhari's digital media aide Bashir Amhad disclosed this in a tweet. Justice Ariwoola will replace Justice Tanko Mohammed who resigned from his position as CJN on Monday. READ ALSO: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola expected to be sworn-in…

President Muhammed Buhari. Photo/FACEBOOK/FemiAdeshina

President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Monday.

Buhari’s digital media aide Bashir Amhad disclosed this in a tweet.

Justice Ariwoola will replace Justice Tanko Mohammed who resigned from his position as CJN on Monday.

READ ALSO: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola expected to be sworn-in as CJN

He was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court in 2011. He was a Justice of the Court of Appeal between 2005 and 2011 after having been elevated from the State High Court of Oyo State.

Justice Ariwoola was first appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of record in Oyo State in 1992 from private legal practice.

READ MORE: CJN Tanko Mohammed resigns

Before his elevation to the Supreme Court, he served as Justice of the Court of Appeal in Kaduna, Enugu, and Lagos Divisions.

Details later.