Justice Tanko Muhammad Resigns As CJN over health issues

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has resigned, on Monday following health Issues.

Sources said the Justice Muhammad resigned on Sunday night, citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.

Arrangements are reportedly being made to appoint Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the next-highest ranking justice on the Supreme Court, as interim Chief Justice of Nigeria.

There will soon be a formal statement, according to reports. Reports indicated that Justice Muhammad was gravely unwell prior to his resignation.


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