Just In: Justice Tanko Muhammad Reportedly Rèsigns As Chief Justice Of Nigeria

Information reaching Becksblog.com.ng, that the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has reportedly resigned from office.According to Channels TV, that Justice Muhammad resigned on Sunday night, June 26, citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.

Information also has it that arrangements are ongoing to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammad was seriously ill.

Only last week, 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the apex court.Muhammad has served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 2005 and was appointed Chief Justice of Nigeria in 2019.

More details soon…