BREAKING: Buhari suspends Onnoghen named Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as acting CJN

President Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and has named Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria pending the completion of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

according to the President’s Special Assistant on New Media, Mr. Bashir Ahmad. In his place, Ahmad said through his twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad, that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed, was named by the President.

He said the suspension followed the order of the CCT directing him to suspend Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial.

The President has sworn in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi state is the most senior justice of the Supreme Court.

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