The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has reportedly resigned, from his position as the Chief Justice Of Nigeria on Monday 27th June 2022.
According to a close source told our correspondent that Tanko resigned on Sunday night, 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.
According to reports, a formal announcement will be made shortly.
Until his resignation, reports had it that Justice Muhammad was seriously ill.
Recall that last week about 14 justices of the Supreme Court had written him a letter to lament the decrepit state of affairs in the apex court.
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