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Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed Resigns

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Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed Resigns

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad has resigned.

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Sources said that he resigned last night on grounds of ill-health.

Plans are already on to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Onyxnewsng learnt.

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Reports also indicate that a formal announcement will be made shortly.

Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Tanko Muhammed was seriously ill.

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Only last week, 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the court.

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