Buhari: New CJN sworn-in in acting Capacity

By Admin on 11/11/2016

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in Justice Walter Onnoghen as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

The swearing in ceremony was conducted at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Onnoghen replaces Mahmud Mohammed, whose tenure ended at midnight on Wednesday.

He will operate in acting capacity pending when the name of a substantive CJN is forwarded to the Senate and confirmed by the Upper Chamber.


Posted on November, 11 2016

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